Monthly Archives: October 2010

Have 5 success stories for your interviews

Many interviews now look for stories from your past: “Tell me about a time when…” or “Give me an example where you…” The idea is that your past successes (or lack thereof) indicate how you can succeed in your job … Continue reading

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Cracked Gas from Vacuum Unit Heaters

Below, I list sources you can turn to when estimating the cracked gas generated from vacuum tower heaters. That way, you know the flowrate and composition of light-ends generated in the vacuum tower’s pre-heat furnace. Background: Vacuum Units are typically … Continue reading

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Reader’s Choice Equipment Vendors released their 2010 Reader’s Choice awards in equipment vendors in July: Worth checking out to see who the most popular names are for various equipment, services, and software.

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