FRI Distillation Academy

The FRI Distillation Academy is a unique member-only 4-day course tailored to engineers with 3 – 15 years of experience in the mass transfer field. The broad range of material covered in this course is useful for engineers from chemical, petrochemical, gas processing, refining, engineering, equipment manufacturing, and related industries. FRI will be hosting three sessions in 2024; April 9-12 – China, October – Germany, November – Houston, USA.

Why Join FRI?

Member Driven Research

Software & Correlations

Design Handbooks


Our Mission

Our goal is to keep your company on the leading edges of distillation technology!

FRI’s purpose is to execute member-driven, well-planned experimental programs to collect large scale mass transfer hardware performance data with industrially representative chemical systems and to report such data to its members clearly, in useful formats, and in a timely manner.

70 years

of research data, correlations, reports, design manuals, and software.


petroleum, chemical, and engineering companies from all over the world.