Baerends, M.

Fluor Energy and Chemicals, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Michiel Baerends is a Principal Process Engineer with Fluor’s Energy and Chemicals business line in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Mr. Baerends has 20 yr of experience working on a variety of refinery projects. He was involved with SOCAR’s OGPC and HAR projects from 2012–2016. Although normally located in Amsterdam, he has worked out of several Fluor offices including in the US (California), South Africa and the UK. He was named a Fluor Fellow in 2011.

Technical considerations for the Heydar Aliyev refinery revamp

Alkhasli, E., SOCAR Turkey Enerji; Baerends, M., Baars, F., Fluor Energy and Chemicals; Khidirov, B., SOCAR; Asgar-zadeh, S., Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

The following case study describes the early development phases of SOCAR’s ongoing major revamp project at the Heydar Aliyev Refinery (HAR) in Baku, Azerbaijan, and its interface with the associated Azerikimya (AZK) steam cracking complex near Sumgait. References are made to the related SOCAR polymer project in Sumgayit, as well.