Event Date: March 25, 2014Location: 100 Chevron Way, Richmond, CA 94801Speaker: Jeff Hartwig, Chevron North America Products, Richmond, CA 94801
Title: "Challenges in Permitting Large Energy Projects”This presentation will be focusing on a number of the technical and regulatory challenges facing Chevron and others trying to permit large energy projects in the Bay Area. Chevron Richmond Refinery is in the process of permitting its Modernization Project which will replace its existing Hydrogen Manufacturing Plants with new ones that employ a safer and more energy efficient technology. Sulfur removal facilities will also be modified to accommodate the processing of crude oils and gas oils with higher sulfur content.
Event Details5:30 pm Networking6:30 pm Dinner7:15 pm PresentationRegistration Cost: Free, sponsored by Chevron.Please RSVP (is required for head count and site access permissions) through links below to be among first 80 attendeesChevron employees here;AIChE NORCAL attendees here
Event Date: February 25, 2014Location: 5885 Hollis Street in the Lobby, Emeryville, CA 94608 - 510-495-8030Speakers: Fre Tachea, Dr. Ingrid Peterson, Dr. Julio Baez, Lawrence BerkeleyLaboratoryTitle: All about the Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit - ABPDUThe ABPDU is a state-of-the-art facility at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) for testing and developing emergent biomass deconstruction and biofuels/biochemical production technologies. This 15,000-square-foot facility is available to DOE-supported researchers, academic institutions, nonprofit research organizations, and companies involved in biomass use/biofuels/biochemical R&D. The ABPDU was built and is operated with funds from the Office of Biomass Program within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.Event Details5:30 -6:30 pm Networking & Refreshments6:30-7:30 pm ABPDU Presentation7:30-8:00 pm Site Visit8:00 -8:30 pm Questions and Wrap UpLight refreshments will be provided. No open-toed shoes allowed touring the facility.Register Now: Free, sponsored by LBNL. Please RSVP here(RSVP is required for head count & site access permission preparations)
Lubrication Fundamentals and Fluid Management SeminarA One-Day Seminar Presented By:The Society of Tribologists andLubrication Engineers (STLE),Northern California SectionWednesday, April2,20148:45am – 5:00 pmHilton Garden Inn30 Ranch DriveMilpitas, CA 95035
Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?
What are the real risks? Hear first-hand from an expert!George King, P.E.Wednesday, January 22, 2014Dinner 6:30-7:30pm; Program 7:30-9:30pm
PARC3333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Date: Jan 28, 2014Location: Gazebo Room, Chemical Engineering DepartmentStanford University, Stanford CASpeaker: Dr. Alex Dunn, Stanford UniversityTitle: "Reach out and touch someone: Understanding the role of mechanics in cellular function"