From Crude Oil to Gasoline: An Overview of Petroleum Refining Main Process Units

From Crude Oil to Gasoline: An Overview of Petroleum Refining Main Process Units
Tuesday, December 8, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

If you work in or with the refining industry, but haven’t had the time to dive into the inner workings of a refinery, this webinar will provide a 10,000-foot review of the main processing units of refining. Learn how to go from crude oil to gasoline as we discuss atmospheric and vacuum distillation, the gas plant, isomerization, reforming, alkylation, and catalytic cracking. Join experts Robert Osborn and Johnny Vermillion as they describe a petroleum refinery’s main processing units.
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Robert Osborn, Air Quality Senior Project Manager, Spirit Environmental
Robert joined Spirit Environmental in 2011 after five years of consulting experience at another firm. Robert has provided air quality consulting support to a variety of industries including the refining, chemicals, and manufacturing industries. Robert’s work has focused on PSD/NSR and Title V air permitting, air dispersion modeling in support of permitting and litigation, regulatory applicability assessments, emission event recording and reporting, and air quality site compliance audits.

Johnny Vermillion, PE, Air Quality Program Manager, Spirit Environmental
Johnny Vermillion joined Spirit Environmental in 2016 as an Air Quality Program Manager after retirement following a 28-year career at the Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Johnny has significant NSR experience serving refining, chemical, and petrochemical clients. At the TCEQ, he conducted many refinery air permit reviews and strategized with others. Since joining Spirit, he provides technical guidance and strategy development to refining, chemical, and petrochemical clients. Johnny frequently presents on air quality issues at industry events and on-site trainings.

Moderator: ​

Shagun Bhat, Ph.D., Air Quality Program Director, Spirit Environmental
Dr. Shagun Bhat directs Spirit’s Air Quality Program for Chemical and Refining sectors. Shagun has provided air quality consulting services since 2007 to a variety of industries including refining, chemicals, manufacturing, and power generation. With a degree in chemical engineering, his areas of expertise include NSR and PSD permitting, air dispersion modeling, litigation support and the use of optical technologies. Shagun has served as a consulting expert on numerous litigation matters for client in the oil and gas, chemicals, and manufacturing sectors.