Robson, I.

SABIC Technology & Innovation, Geleen, The Netherlands

is a staff scientist with SABIC Technology and Innovation Geleen, and he has more than 25 years of experience in the petrochemical industry. He leads a team responsible for providing chemistry support to SABIC’s operating plants in Europe and Saudi Arabia. He holds a BSc honors degree in chemistry from the University of Teesside in the UK.

A chemist’s perspective on organic fouling in ethylene operations: update

Hancock, J. M., Nalco Champion; Robson, I., Vachon, J., SABIC Technology & Innovation

Ethylene manufacturing is a continuous race to be commercially competitive in a volatile global market.

A chemist’s perspective on organic fouling in ethylene operations

Hancock, J. M., Nalco Champion; Van Zijl, A. W., Robson, I., Vachon, J., Hashmi, A., SABIC Technology & Innovation

Since organic fouling cannot be completely eliminated, ethylene producers must use operational, chemical and mechanical methods to minimize heat transfer losses and equipment downtime.