Davis, E.

Wood Group Mustang, Houston, Texas

is a principal technical professional within the downstream process engineering group as part of the Process Plants and Industrial business unit. He has been a dedicated and valued part of the WGM team for the past 18 years. Mr. Davis is responsible development of revamp strategies to improve performance of refinery processing units, including crude distillation, hydroprocessing and alkylation. He holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from Youngstown State University and is also a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. Mr. Davis was previously employed at Davy McKee Corp. and Litwin Engineers and Constructors.

Alkylating refinery-grade propylene offers processing opportunities

The propylene in this stream from FCC and coking units can be combined with isobutane in an alkylation unit to yield a high-value gasoline blending component—alkylate.