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.

Technical Program

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.