Pendergrass, J.

CPFD LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico

John Pendergrass is a Senior Engineer at CPFD LLC with 26 yr of experience applying simulations to multiphase processes. He has worked in the petrochemical industry with both engineering/design and simulation services companies. Over the past 6 yr, he has executed multiple full-scale simulation projects for FCCUs.

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.