Nichols, J.

Sasol, Westlake, Louisiana

Jeff Nichols is Ethylene Technology Manager for Sasol North American Operations. He has 20 yr of experience in both operations and business optimization roles, primarily in olefins and urethanes production. Mr. Nichols holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Auburn University.

Troubleshooting vacuum operation of an inter-after condenser unit in an ethylene plant

Wieslaw, T., Nichols, J., Sasol; Lieberman, N., Process Improvement Engineering; Johnson, E., Graham Corp.

A system of compressors powered by surface condensing steam turbines is inherent in the operation of a typical ethane cracker unit.