Amec Foster Wheeler today announces that its Vice President, Global Technology Business Development, Steve Beeston, has been selected to chair the “Strategies, Projects and Clean Fuels Technologies” session at ME-TECH 2016, taking place in Dubai from 14-16 February.

At ME-TECH, Steve Beeston will also deliver a presentation entitled “Successful Start-Up of Delayed Coking Unit Petron RMP-2 Project”. This is a case study highlighting the successful implementation of Amec Foster Wheeler’s SYDECSM technology to the RMP-2 Project in the Philippines.

Amec Foster Wheeler has a long and successful global track record in refining. It is particularly known for owning state-of-the-art proprietary technology for delayed coking and for offering solvent deasphalting and visbreaking jointly with UOP.

The company’s SYDECSM delayed coking technology has a leading market position, achieving maximum clean liquid yields and minimum fuel coke yields. Globally, this delayed coking process technology has been used for more than 80 new cokers, including some of the largest in the world. Amec Foster Wheeler has also executed more than 70 delayed coker revamps.

In addition, Amec Foster Wheeler offers state-of-the-art hydrogen technology based on its Terrace-Wall™ steam reformer to provide the hydrogen that residue upgrading and projects to produce cleaner fuels will require, to enable products to meet latest specifications.

Now in its sixth year, ME-TECH brings together producers and suppliers to share and discuss the very latest technology developments and projects in refining and petrochemicals.