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.
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.
Blacks Swans and Gray Rhinos: Building Future Resilience
As all companies have been challenged by the current economic and health crisis, the successful recovery requires a new view toward future development and growth with metrics that consider broad and more long-term goals. Featured in Hydrocarbon Processing, AspenTech’s Paige Morse shares considerations for building future resiliency that center around digitalization.
Modelling for ULSD Optimisation
This article (published in 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.