Olsen, T.

Emerson Process Management, Round Rock, Texas

Tim Olsen has been with Emerson Process Management for 18 years. He is a consultant within the global refining industry solutions group, where he supports Emerson’s technical and business strategy. Prior to Emerson, he was with UOP for eight years as a technical advisor on refinery startups. Mr. Olsen is a past chair for the AIChE Fuels & Petrochemicals Division (F&PD), and was the meeting program chair for the 2014 AIChE Spring Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is also a member of the AFPM Plant Automation and Decision Support Committee, and serves on the board of directors for Emerson’s Global Users Exchange.

Get more from your next turnaround

Bishop, N., Olsen, T., Emerson Process Management

Turnarounds in continuous operating process plants, such as refineries and petrochemical processing plants, are complicated and costly events where each day of downtime equals lost revenue.

Improve refinery flexibility and responsiveness

Olsen, T., Schodowski, E., Emerson Process Management

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) has changed significantly with an abundance of available discounted crude oils, a rise in markets served beyond the traditional local or regional demands, and a renewed focus on being both competitive and profitable while complying with ever-changing regulations.