HP Executive Viewpoint: A Vision for the Refinery of 2030
In this article, AspenTech's Ron Beck provides a vision for the refinery of 2030 and how it will play a key role in the sustainable, highly-diversified, and integrated energy enterprise of the future.
Case Study - Optimization of Refinery Middle Distillate System
This article appeared in the 2018 American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Conference Daily (Oct 2018) that highlighted the Operational Planning, Control and Automation Technologies session during which Chevron talked about the closed-loop, real-time coordination of a refinery middle distillate system, the benefits and key takeaways.
Modelling for ULSD Optimisation
This article (published in the Q2 2011 issue of PTQ Magazine) describes how the on-line coordination and optimisation of refinery process units led to a 10% increase in middle distillate production without investing in process units or equipment.