Rumball, B.

Syncrude Canada Ltd., Edmonton, Canada

Boyd Rumball has worked at Syncrude Canada for 36 years. At present, he is a senior associate in operations support for extraction and upgrade. In this role, he works as the fluid coking technical advisor in the conversion area. Previously, he served as the Fluid Coker 8-3 ready-for-operations technical leader for the Upgrader Expansion (UE-1) project. He was responsible for the commissioning and initial startup of Coker 8-3. He has also had work assignments in site engineering services, operations and advanced control. Boyd holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

Experience with naphtha in sour water emulsions generated in a fractionator overhead accumulator

McKnight, C., Rumball, B., Syncrude Canada Ltd.

A number of conversion processes, both hydrogen-addition-based and carbon-rejection-based, crack heavy oil into lighter hydrocarbon products.