Crude Oil Quality Association


  • COQA St. Louis: June 7-8th, 2017

    Dates: 07 – 08 Jun, 2017
    0103_archCOQA will be holding its 2017 mid-year meeting at the Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch in downtown St. Louis from June 7-8. If you are interested in sponsoring or presenting at the event, please let us know.

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    (sponsorship opportunities are still available)

    Wednesday Agenda (Lewis & Clark Ballroom, Drury Plaza at the Arch)
    8:00am: Tour Plains All-American Pipeline Patoka Terminal Facility (optional, guests welcome)
    **transportation, guided tour, safety gear, lunch included**
    Register for the Tour

    2:30pm: Domestic Sweet Monitoring Program Subcommittee Meeting (open to any registrant)
    4:00pm: COQA Advisory Board Meeting
    5:00pm: COQA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday Agenda (Lewis & Clark Ballroom, Drury Plaza at the Arch)
    7:00am: Breakfast
    8:00am - 11:45am: Presentations
    1:30pm - 4:30pm: Presentations
    **full agenda is forthcoming as soon as possible

    Speakers to Include:
    Stephanie Sheldon, LCM Commodities (Crude Pricing; Financial Community Interest in Quality)

    Kari Cutting, North Dakota Petroleum Council (Cost cutting and gained efficiencies in the Bakken)

    Derek Taylor, Plains All American Pipeline (Midwest Assets & Operations)

    David Comer, Dorf Ketal (Processing challenges of high TAN crudes and our technologies for addressing them)

    Leslie Johnson, XOS (Update on addition of Procedure C (multivendor XRF) to D4929 Organic Chlorides in Crude Oil)

    Bill Lywood, Crude Quality Inc. (An Updated

    Terry Thompson, Fluor Federal Petroleum Operations (Drawdown—The Road So Far: Quality and SPR's shift to a commercial provider)

    Randy Segato, Suncor and CCQTA Representative (CCQTA Project Updates)

    **more information to be posted as speakers gain approval and are confirmed** 

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  • COQA Long Beach, October 4-5, 2017

    Dates: 04 – 05 Oct, 2017
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    The venue has been set for the final 2017 meeting of the Crude Oil Quality Association, so please save the dates of October 4-5, 2017. We plan to have the same format as usual, with subcommittee and board meetings on Wednesday after lunch, and a full day program on the Thursday. We look forward to sharing more information in the future, especially as the agenda comes together. Our host will be the actual Queen Mary. We look forward to seeing you there!

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