Summer 2016 News & Events

Posted on July 5, 2016 in Corporate Events Training News tagged 2016

Along with presenting two papers, An Investigation of Buried Pipe Outer Heat Transfer Coefficient Correlations and A comparison of 43 gas-liquid point models in a low-liquid loading subsea gas line: A technology classification effort, Pablo Adames from the Calgary office was also a Session Chairperson at the 10th North American BHR Conference on Multiphase 2016 that was held June 8-10 in Banff, AB.

The VMG Calgary office came together to raise funds to help support our neighbours in Fort McMurray after severe wildfires led to the evacuation of its residents and caused widespread damage.

Donations to the Red Cross to help the families impacted by the fires can be made here.

Maria Wulandari from the VMG Europe office taught a 2.5 day VMGSim intensive course in Barcelona, Spain in June. The course was organised by the AIChE Student Chapter from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

15 students learned about VMGSim Steady State and VMGSim Dynamics and completed a Column Design and Depressuring exercise at the end of the course.


Brent Young et al. had their paper, Virtual milk for modelling and simulation of dairy processes, published in the May issue of the Journal of Dairy Science. Their paper was also selected as an “Editor’s Choice” by the editor-in-chief, Matt Lucy. You can access the full paper through the Journal of Dairy Science.

The following papers, written by Brent Young et al., were also recently published in Geothermics and the Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering respectively:

Dynamic modelling and validation of a commercial scale geothermal organic rankine cycle power plant, Proctor MJ, Yu W, Kirkpatrick RD, Young BR, Geothermics 61:63-74 Article number C May 2016 DOI

Simulation of set-point feed-forward control of wellhead valves in an organic Rankine cycle geothermal power plant, Proctor MJ, Yu W, Young BR, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering 10(4):501-511 01 Jan 2015 DOI

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