Heavy Crude Oil Blending

March 11th @ 12:00pm MST/ 2:00pm EST, Microsoft Teams

Join our webinar as we provide an overview of Heavy Crude Oil Blending, the basic elements of design, as well as common pitfalls and oversights to enable your blending designs to operate effectively and efficiently.

Blending of liquid hydrocarbon feedstocks has become more and more common, whether to improve hydraulic properties for pipeline transmission, or to achieve greater economic advantage with the final blended sales product, or both. But what are the design considerations and challenges?  What specifications are common?  What fluid properties are critical? Density, Viscosity, Vapour Pressure; how are these best calculated for design, and then measured and maintained in the field?  What about the effects of volumetric shrinkage and asphaltene precipitation?


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Wayne Monnery

Wayne Monnery, BSc, MSc, PhD, Senior Process Specialist, Energy
Dr. Wayne Monnery is Senior Process Specialist for the Energy group at McIntosh Perry. Wayne is an integral part of the Process Engineering team, providing efficient solutions for a vast array of applications and unique design challenges, as well as mentoring, teaching and the development of customized engineering tools and processes.

Wayne has over 30 years of experience working in Process Engineering with a focus on gas processing. He holds BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary and has been involved numerous projects in Western Canada and around the world.  Wayne specializes in applied thermodynamics and modelling, his work is published in academic and industry journals, and he has spent many hours researching and teaching at the University of Calgary, as well as with industry partners, which he continues today.



facilitators and discussion:

Mark Ryan, P.Eng., Vice President, Engineering, Energy




Dean Michaud Dean Michaud, P.Eng., Vice President, Projects & Business Development, Energy



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