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Coke Drum Reliability Workshop
Start Date: 2/16/2016
End Date: 2/17/2016
Date: February 16 - 17, 2016

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT

Location: Stress Engineering Services Conference Cntr
13610 Westland East Blvd.
Houston, TX 77041
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To Register: Complete a registration form, or contact
Sherry Foster at sherry.foster@stress.com

Course Fee: Free - Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided!


Discussions on Current Coke Drum Technology and Best Practices Essential to Coke Drum Reliability, Performance and Safety.

Stress Engineering Services is pleased to announce the 2016 Coke Drum Reliability Workshop to be held February 16-17, 2016. The purpose of this workshop is to provide updates on the latest coke drum technology and to continue to discuss and develop "Best Practices" in key areas to improve coke drum reliability, performance and safety.

Workshop Highlights:

Coke Drum Life Management: Design to Replacement
Overview of Structural Failure Modes in Coke Drums
Cracked Blowdown Lines/Shells/Skirts: Run, Repair, or Replace?
Bulge Severity Assessment
Weld Overlay Reinforcement and Repairs
Coke Drum Flow Distrubutions: Single, Dual, or Center Feed
Coke Drum NDE Inspection
New Advancements in Coke Drum Health Monitoring Technology

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Calvin Cobb - Founder, Calvin Cobb & Co.

Dr. Calvin Cobb is the founder of management consulting firm, Calvin Cobb & Co, located in Houston, TX. The firm provides consulting services to energy and chemical industries: Strategy and business analysis, investment process development, technology integration and portfolio management, just to name a few. Prior to this, Dr. Cobb served as President of Wright Killen & Co for 10 years and Chairman of AIChE in 2001.

Who Should Attend:

Engineers, managers and inspectors involved with the operation, maintenance and design of coke drums. This meeting will be especially beneficial for young engineers wanting to achieve a greater understanding of the problems and how to improve coke drum performance.

PDH Credits will be awarded upon completion of the workshop.