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An Integrated Approach to Pipeline Modeling in a Gathering and Production System

Learn how you can eliminate the need to employ separate third-party tools for pipeline hydraulics by modeling the entire gathering and production system (be it offshore, onshore, topside, etc.) within one tool. Using this new pipeline hydraulics modeling capability, you can optimize the design from a capital and energy perspective, and also ensure the overall safety of the system.

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An Enhanced Iterative Process for Sustaining the Value of APC Applications

Learn about how the synergy between innovations in model identification, automated testing and controller operating modes are creating opportunities to bring new efficiencies to sustaining APC controllers. These innovations address some of the long-standing challenges facing APC practitioners: dealing with closed loop data, managing APC solutions with model mismatch until repairs can be completed, and reducing the operational impact of step testing. With these advances, we now have the technology to begin constructing continuous improvement processes in lieu of the traditional sustained value workflows.

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Capturing APC Benefits from Secondary Units

Why APC should be implemented on secondary units. Includes sections on environmental emissions control, fuel gas networks control and optimization, sulphur complex control and steam networks control.

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Five Best Practices for Refineries-Maximizing Profit Margins Through Process Engineering

Learn the five best practices in process simulation technology used by refinery experts to optimize refinery operations and maximize profits.

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A Study of Terrain-Induced Slugging in Pipelines Using Aspen Hydraulics Within Aspen HYSYS Upstream

Terrain-induced slugging can cause damage to processing equipment, but predicting slug volumes for sizing slugcatchers is challenging. Learn how Aspen HYSYS can be used to predict slug volumes due to terrain-induced slugging.  

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Acid Gas Cleaning Validation: Liquid Hydrocarbons

Learn about the acid gas removal process and underlying technology for the Acid Gas - Liquid Treating Property Package in Aspen HYSYS used for solvents used for treating liquid hydrocarbons. Validation results

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Tailoring Your Competitive Advantage - Calibrate Aspen Capital Cost Estimator to Fit Your Business

Understand the full capabilities of ACCE. Calibration will improve bid accuracy by adjusting costs to those mimicing the users. For those that have just started using ACCE or those that want to do Class 3 estimates for both Owner Operator and E&C.

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Reach New Heights: Six Best Practices in Planning and Scheduling

Learn the six best practices in planning and scheduling that will enable plants to advance their technological maturity—making your plant more reliable and profitable.

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7 Secrets to a Well-Run Plant (for Plant Managers)

In this white paper, plant managers, engineers and supervisors can learn the different ways simulations models can be used throughout the lifecycle of their plant. It focuses on seven areas you can use process simulation software (like Aspen Plus or Aspen HYSYS) for troubleshooting, process monitoring, and real time performance monitoring or real time optimization (RTO).

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Column Analysis in Aspen Plus and Aspen HYSYS: Validation with Experimental and Plant Data

With new insight into the hydraulic performance of trays and packing you can make better decisions for more efficient column design, operation support and troubleshooting. This white paper compares the results of the new functionality to KG-TOWER and Sulcol software, as well as experimental data. 

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