2008 58th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


Monday AM

EN1Governor General 3

Hydrogen 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - O. Kesler, V. Scepanovic

10:00 00032 A Method for Calculation of Three Phase Boundary Length in Modeled Composite Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Metcalfe C., *$Kesler O., Rivard T., Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
10:20 00033 Verification of a Characterisation Tool of Triple Phase Boundary Length Measurement in Porous Composite Cathodes using Tomography Rivard T., *Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N., Metcalfe C., Kesler O.
10:40 00034 Development of Hydrogen Energy Technoligies in Canada - Accomplishments and Future Challenges *Scepanovic V, Hoskin A.
11:00 00035 MTBE Plant Energy Lost Management System (ELMS) Studies Zainal Abidin S.A., *Harun Z.
11:20 00036 Performance Assessment of a Cu-CI Cycle for Nuclear-Based Hydrogen Production Orhan M.F., Dincer I., Rosen M.A.
11:40 End of Session

Monday PM

EN2Governor General 3

Hydrogen 2

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Martin Ternan, Brant Peppley

13:40 00103 The Development of an Oxygen Sensor for Hydrogen Rich Gas Streams Dani A., *Kirk D.W., $Graydon J.W.
14:00 00104 Ethanol-steam Reforming over a Pt/ceria Based Catalyst Qi A., Sonoc A., Amphlett J., Peppley B., $Thurgood C.
14:20 00105 Hydrogen Generation in a Multi-Channel Membrane Reactor: Catalyst Coating on Metal Substrate via Sol Gel Method *$Vigneault A., Grace J.R.
14:40 00106 Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics Simulations to Determine the Effect of Pd-Doping on the Chemical Structure of Pitch-Based Carbon Fibers *$Mushrif S.H., Rey A.D., Peslherbe G.H.
15:00 00107 Hydrogen Network Retrofit in Oil Refineries with Capital Investment Limitation *Nasr M.R.J., $Jafarinasr E.
15:20 End of Session

EN5Confederation 3

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Phillip Choi, Patrick Mercier

13:40 00108 Sustainability Issues in the Development of the Oil Sands: Tailings Management options in Surface Mined Oil Sands Mikula R.
14:20 00109 Interaction Forces between Asphaltene Surfaces in Toluene Wang S., Liu J., Zhang L., Xu Z., Masliyah J.H.
14:40 00110 Effect of Solids Wettability on Bitumen Recovery from Athabasca Oil Sands Dang-Vu T., Masliyah J.M., Xu Z.
15:00 00111 Settling and Filtration of Oil Sands Tailings Wang X., Xu Z., Masliyah J.M.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00112 Oil Sands Technology Futures *$Peachey B.R., Godin M.
16:00 00113 Determination of Concentration-Dependent Solvent Dispersion in Vapex Abukhalifeh H., Lohi A., Upreti S.
16:20 00114 Effect of Surfactants on Asphaltene Interfacial Films and Stability of Water-in-Oil Emulsions. *Ortiz D.P., Yarranton H.W., Baydak E.N.
16:40 00115 Measuring the Effect of Dynamic Pressure on the Viscosity of Bitumen and other Fluids Nobes D.S., Evans M.D., Lipsett M.G. WITHDRAWN
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

EN6Confederation 3

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil 2

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Randy Mikula, Tadeusz Dabros

10:00 00256 Mechanistic Aspects of Naphthalene Hydrogenation via Water Gas Shift in Hydrocarbon/Water Emulsions as a model for Bitumen Emulsion Upgrading Choy C.C., $Ng F.T.T.
10:20 00257 Effect of Different Parameters on the Yield and Quality of De-asphalted Oil Obtained from Bitumen in Solvent Deasphalting Seth D., Kieser S., *de Bruijn T. J. W.
10:40 00258 Microwave Desulfurization and Upgrading of Sulfur Containing Crude Oil *$Miadonye A, Irwin D, Khan R. M
11:00 00259 Synthesis of Unsupported Transition-Metal Phosphides with High Surface Area for HDS Wang R., *Smith K.
11:20 00260 Emulsions and Demulsification in Oil Sand Bitumen Processing *$Xu Y., Wu J, Dabros T., Hamza H.
11:40 00261 Determination of Gas Dispersion in Vapor Extraction of Heavy Oil and Bitumen & Effect of Drainage Height in Vapex Process Muhammad I., *Upreti S., Lohi A.
12:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

EN7Confederation 3

Oil Sands and Heavy Oil 3

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Murray Gray, Zhenghe Xu

13:40 00359 Application of Mesoporous Pore-Expanded Al-MCM-41 Catalysts for Selective Ring Opening of Polynuclear Hydrocarbons Al-Yassir N., *Sayari AA.
14:00 00360 Mineralogy of Organic-rich Solids from Oil Sands Affecting Processability Mercier P.H.J., Kingston D.M., Kung J., Patatarachao B., Woods J.R., Toll F., Sparks B.D., Kotlyar L.S., McCracken T.
14:20 00361 Effect of Sulphate Doping on c-Al2O3 Supported Hydroprocessing Catalysts Sundaramurthy V., Majak L., *$Dalai A.K., Adjaye J.
14:40 00362 Control of Hydrolysis of Emulsified Salts in Canadian Bitumens Kaur H., *Gray M., $Eaton P.
15:00 00363 Assessing and Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: An Increasing Challenge for the Oil Sands Industry Charpentier A.D., McKellar J.M., *MacLean H.L.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00364 A Study of Metal Sulfide Catalysts for Bitumen Hydrocracking in a Slurry Phase Batch Reactor Rezaei H., Liu X., *$Smith K., Bricker M.
16:00 00365 Thermolysis of Sulphur Compounds to Model H2S Generation in Crude Oil Wickramasinghe D.N., Li N., Luo J., Dettman D.
16:20 00366 Catalytic Gasification of Bitumen Coke Karimi A., *$Gray M.R.
16:40 00367 Paraffinic Solvent Froth Treatment in Oil Sand Processing: Effect of Mixing Speed on the Settling Behaviour of Diluted Froth *$Hristova E, Friesen W, Dabros T
17:00 End of Session

Wednesday AM

EN3Confederation 3

Oil and Gas 1

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Pat Hughes, Zhenghe Xu

10:00 00442 Factors Affecting Fouling in Black Liquor Evaporators Hajiha H.H. WITHDRAWN
10:20 00443 Marine Transportation of CNG Issues in Loading and Unloading Operations *Beronich E. L., A. Abdi M., Hawboldt K.
10:40 00444 High Temperature Air Combustion (HITAC) for Industrial Applications *$Hughes P. M., Lacelle R. J., Idris A., Legere M., Percy D., Wong J., Parameswaran T.
11:00 00445 Antifreeze Protein Activities and Gas Hydrate Formation Susilo R., Gordienko R., Ripmeester J.A., Englezos P., Walker V.K.
11:20 00446 Pyrolysis and Combustion Behavior of Fosterton Oil Murugan P., *$Mahinpey N., Mani T.
11:40 00447 Non-Invasive Monitoring of Filtration in Trickle-Bed Reactors Hamidipour M., *Larachi F., Ring Z.
12:00 End of Session

Wednesday PM

EN4Confederation 3

Oil and Gas 2

Organizer(s) - Deepak Kirpalani
Chair(s) - Ajay Dalai, Thomas McCracken

13:40 00546 Morphology of Gas Hydrate Formation and Decomposition on Thin Water Films $Beltran J.G., *Servio P.
14:00 00547 Microwave-Assisted Production of Ethylene from Ethane Mutyala S., Fairbridge C., Ng S., Hawkins R., Bélanger J.M.R., Paré J.R.J, Bhaskar A.
14:20 00548 Evaluation of Steam and Power Production in Iran LNG Project Based on Energy, Exergy and Economics *$KHOSHGOFTAR MANESH M.O.HAMMAD, MAZHARI V.A.H.I.D
14:40 00549 Wettability Alteration of Carbonate Reservoirs with Biosurfactant Treatments *$Ghojavand H., Vahabzadeh F., Khodabandeh Shahraki A., Roayaei E.
15:00 00550 Evaluation of Performances of Gas Hydrate Kinetic Inhibitors: A Microcalorimetry Study *$Nazari K, Rahimi H, Sina M, Khodafarin R
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00551 Liquefaction technologies *$KHOSHGOFTAR MANESH MOHAMMAD, MAZHARI VAHID
16:00 00552 Renewable Energies and Process Industries Panjeshahi M.H., *Ahmadi L., Perry S.
16:20 00553 Evaluation and Comparison of Gas Turbine Performance Using in Iran LNG Project at Different Conditions *$KHOSHGOFTAR MANESH MOHAMMAD, MAZHARI VAHID
16:40 00554 The Effect of Methane Dilution and Hydrogen Partial Pressure on Hydroprocessing of Heavy Gas Oil Mapiour L., Sundaramurthy V., *$Dalai A.K., Adjaye J.
17:00 End of Session

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