Echenagucia, J. E.

Heatoil Solutions LLC, Venezuela

Jorge Enrique Echenagucia earned a PhD in chemical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He has 47 yr of experience in the areas of crude oil production and refining. Dr. Echenagucia is the CEO of Hot Oil Engineering LLC, focusing on the process development of low-capacity, deep-conversion modular refineries.

Reverse refining: A novel approach to the refining process

Echenagucia, J. E., Heatoil Solutions LLC

The crude oil refining processing sequence is based on the separation of distillate products from heavier ones and concentrating the heavy molecules of the barrel for processing at the end of the refining run.