Short Course on Crude Oil Refining and Oil Quality: Processing, trans Fats, and Quality Assurance
Saturday, April 29, 2006, 8:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 30, 2006, 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Short Course Organizer: Sefa Koseoglu, Extraction and Refining Program, A Division of Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.
Saturday, April 29, 2006
8:15 am Opening Remarks and Announcements. S. Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.
8:30 am Degumming of Crude Oils. Effect on Refined Oil Quality. A. Logan, Alfa Laval Inc., Copenhagen A/S, Denmark.
8:45 am Solvent Recovery Using “Compact” Heat Exchangers. A. Logan, Alfa Laval Inc., Copenhagen A/S, Denmark.
9:00 am Critical Parameters for Quality in Alkali Oil Refining and Water Washing of Vegetable Oils . K.-P. Eickhoff, Westfalia Separator AG, Germany.
9:15 am Case Study on New Technology: Neutralization and Degumming. K.-P. Eickhoff, Westfalia Separator AG, Germany.
9:30 am Hydrogenation Process and Effect of Catalyst Selection on Oil Quality. D. Okonek, Engelhard Corp., USA.
10:00 am Coffee / Tea Break
10:30 am Catalysts to Produce Oils with Low Trans Isomers. D. Okonek, Engelhard Corp., USA.
11:00am Case Study: When and How to Go from Chemical to Physical Refining Using Latest Technologies. J. Willits, De Smet Ballestra, USA.
11:30 am Catalyst Filtration from Hydrogenated Edible Oil and Fat. F. Veldkamp, LFC Lochem B.V., The Netherlands.
12:00 noon Lunch
1:30 pm How to Improve the Quality of Your Oil with Proper Selection of Bleaching Clay. R. Berbesi, Oil Dri Corp., USA.
2:00 pm Winterization and Fractionation. M. Kellens, De Smet Ballestra, Belgium.
2:30 pm Increasing Profits Through Wastewater Management in Oil Processing and Refining. M. Boyer, Agribusiness and Water Technologies, Inc., USA.
3:00 pm Coffee / Tea Break
3:30 pm Deodorization and Physical Refining, Including Aspects of Dual Stage Scrubbers. K. Carlson, Crown Iron Works Inc., USA.
4:15 pm Critical Considerations in Processing Crude Rapeseed and Canola Oils. G. Hatfield, Bunge North America Inc., Canada.
4:45 pm Short course concludes for the day.
Sunday, April 30, 2006
8:45 am How to Improve the Quality of Refined Oil with Pilot Scale Process Optimization. P. Fedec, POS, Canada.
9:15 am Frying Oils: Analysis and Quality Assurance. M. Gupta, MG Edible Oil Consulting International, USA.
9:45 am Edible Oil Plant Design for Optimum Performance Featuring Ultra-Shear Processing. W. Farr, Walter E. Farr & Associates, USA.
10:15 am How to Produce Low Trans Oils with Interesterification. M. Kellens, De Smet Ballestra, Belgium.
10:45 am Coffee / Tea Break
11:15 am Economic Impact of Bleaching Clay Use on Refined Oil Cost. J. Bello, Süd-Chemie, Mexico.
11:45 am Case Studies: Crude Soybean Oil Degumming Using Tubular Membranes. S. Koseoglu, Filtration and Membrane World LLC, USA.
12:00 pm Soybean Oil Processing: Quality Criteria and Flavor Reversion. I. Debruyne, ID&A, Belgium.
12:30 pm Short course concludes.