Al-Turki, A. A.

Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Abdulmalik A. Al-Turki is the plant operations engineering supervisor at the Saudi Aramco Riyadh refinery and has 12 years of industry experience. Mr. Al-Turki has worked in various capacities within Saudi Aramco, including in engineering, operations, planning and accountability supervisor roles. He earned a BS degree in chemical engineering and an MBA degree from King Fahad University.

Catalyst replacement strategy for a hydrocracking unit at a Middle East refinery

A Saudi Aramco refinery operates a series-flow, single-stage hydrocracking unit (HU) in a recycle high-conversion mode. The HU has been in operation for over 35 years and is being debottlenecked to increase its throughput by 20%.