GCC_LogoThe Gulf Coast Conference is right around the corner and we hope to see you there! If you are attending GCC 2016 please look us up! We will be in Booth 503. We will also be holding our annual Hospitality Suite Tuesday evening right after the conference ends for the day.

This year we will also be holding a 2 hour User Meeting to talk about topics of interest to our users. Instruments and methods will be covered in the first hour.The second hour will focus on advances in our software products.  The Agenda follows:

User Meeting Agenda
Wednesday 9:30 am – noon
Room 371A



9:30 -9:35


Dave Balazs – Envantage
9:35 – 9:50

Monitoring Amine Gas Treating in the Refinery

Dave Balazs – Envantage

H2S / CO2 loading of amine solutions

9:50 – 10:20

1) Standard Test Method for Total Naphthalene Hydrocarbons and Aromatics Hydrocarbons in Aviation Turbine Fuels by Supercritical Fluid Chromatography

2) Diolefins Determination by Supercritical Fluid Chromatography- an Alternative to UOP 326 Method
Jody Clark – Selerity
Novel approaches to common analytical problems will be described. SFC techniques can be faster and more economical than conventional approaches

10:20- 10:30

Practical HPLC Alternatives for  the Petrochemical Laboratory
Michael Levy – Envantage
Supplementing the petroleum laboratory with state-of-the-art HPLC technology.

10:30 – 10:45



10:45 – 11:00

LIMS Bridge
Jay Grills – Envantage
A universal data entry interface with validation tools to ensure data going into the LIMS has been qualified. Automation for most analytical instrumentation is possible

11:00 – 11:15

Dragon DHA
Jay Grills, Tom Grills – Envantage
New features in DHA will be described as well as new uses i.e  process DHA. Upcoming changes to DHA include new peak identification techniques and integration of new peak identification technology

11:25 – 11:45

Dragon Sim Dist
Jay Grills, Tom Grills – Envantage
The new features of Dragon SimDist will be described . Existing SimDist 2000 users can convert existing methods to Dragon SimDist


End – Go to lunch or hang around for discussion