• We're delighted to announce ENAP as Host Partner this year
  • LARTC 2018 is taking place in Santiago de Chile on 8th - 10th October
  • The live Advisory Board Meeting will take place on 28th February
  • Save the Date for our Launch event: LARTC Ask The Experts in June in Buenos Aires

Johnson Matthey, Tracerco & Marathon Petroleum Company Case Study

15:35 - 00:00

Crude Vacuum Tower Wash Bed Optimization

  • Reaching Marathon Petroleum Company LP’s (MPC) goal: fully consuming the useful life of a Crude Vacuum tower’s wash bed packing to maximise operating profit, by maximising HVGO yield
  • MPC uses Tracerco’s ThruVision™ technology to routinely monitor the wash bed density
  • Learning process over short operating cycles
  • Example of the operating stratagem to manage the operating life of the vacuum column wash bed


  • Fabio Pires Business Manager for Latin America - Johnson Matthey

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