RMC 2016

2016 Cat Cracker Seminar

Join AFPM in Houston, TX August 23 - Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

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Meetings & Conferences

Cat Cracker Seminar & Exhibition

August 23 - 24, 2016

Houston, TX

The seminar is designed for people who solve the problems associated with the operation and maintenance of FCCUs. The program includes Q&A sessions on FCC Processes and Mechanical issues as well as presentation tracks covering Technology Developments/Trends, Process/Operations, Equipment Availability & Utilization, and Cat Cracking Essentials. The table top exhibition will showcase the latest technological advances in FCC equipment, catalysts, refractory, diagnostics, and reliability services by companies that specialize in FCC equipment and technology.

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