Brooke, A.

Viva Energy Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Angus Brooke leads the long-term process engineering team at Viva Energy Australia’s Geelong refinery, which strives to improve operations by employing new tools and techniques. He has a 20-yr background in refinery design and operational support, having worked in Shell’s Amsterdam technical support center and at Shell’s former refinery in Sydney.

Viva Energy’s Geelong refinery reduces FCCU turnaround risk

Blaser, P., Pendergrass, J., CPFD LLC; Gabites, J., Brooke, A., Viva Energy Australia

Change involves risk. Many fluidized catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) can be operated more profitably, but changes to achieve more efficient operations can be risky.