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has been working at SABIC since 2010, currently as a lead scientist in the Technology and Innovation department. Dr. Vachon holds a degree in chemical engineering from CPE Lyon in France and a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Geneva in Switzerland. His job responsibilities include cracker plant support for fouling mitigation, as well as coordinating long-term research activities toward implementing new analytical techniques.
Ethylene manufacturing is a continuous race to be commercially competitive in a volatile global market.
Maintenance & Reliability / Petrochemicals / Process Optimization / Americas / Asia/Pacific / Compressors / Construction / Corrosion / Drivers / Economics / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Europe / Heat Transfer / Middle East / Polymers / Rotating Equipment
Since organic fouling cannot be completely eliminated, ethylene producers must use operational, chemical and mechanical methods to minimize heat transfer losses and equipment downtime.
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