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Lai, S.

TechnipFMC Process Technology, Houston, Texas

Siyi Lai is a Senior Technologist at TechnipFMC Process Technology. He has more than 13 yr of experience in FCC yield modeling, process/system equipment design, troubleshooting, startup and turnaround activities. As an FCC Yield Modeling Manager, Dr. Lai is responsible for the yield predictions for grassroots catalytic cracking units and revamp cases due to operating objective shifts and technology upgrades. He also helps refiners and petrochemical producers meet their techno-economic challenges. Dr. Lai earned a PhD degree in chemical engineering from Ohio State University.

Conventional FCC to maximum propylene production

TechnipFMC Process Technology: Singh, R.  |  Lai, S.  |  Dharia, D.
W. R. Grace: Cipriano, B.  |  Hunt, D.

Fluid catalytic cracking is one of the most important conversion processes used in refineries. This process converts heavy petroleum fractions into lighter, higher-value products, such as gasoline, propylene and others.

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