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  • Using Rigorous Simulation to Generate LP Vectors

    Using Rigorous Simulation to Generate LP Vectors

    Linear Programs (LP), the most commonly used tool to model refineries, help plants make important decisions regarding crude selection, refinery operation targets, and long-term strategic planning. The LP is comprised of assay tablesand submodels ...

  • Unconventional Crude Upgrading Challenges

    Unconventional Crude Upgrading Challenges

    Crude markets are being influenced by increasing prices, stagnate discovery rates, increased world demand, and competition from alternate sources such as bio-fuels, coal and unconventional crude. Future crude supplies from conventional sources are ...

  • Optimising Your Plant�s Number One Asset - People

    Optimising Your Plant�s Number One Asset - People

    The refining and petrochemical industry is currently undergoing a significant transformation fueled by a need to become leaner, more efficient organizations. As plants look for ways to successfully navigate this transformation, the most significant ...

  • A Structured Approach to Steam System Improvement through Utility System Design and Optimisation

    A Structured Approach to Steam System Improvement through Utility System Design and Optimisation

    Optimal operation of site utility systems is becoming an increasingly important part of any successful business strategy as environmental, legislative and commercial pressures grow. A reliable steam model allows a clear understanding of the system ...

  • Practical techniques and methods to develop an efficient water management strategy

    Practical techniques and methods to develop an efficient water management strategy

    Over the last two decades, attitudes to the environment have changed. We no longer accept that pollution is inevitable. Instead, the public is aware that improvements are possible and believes that the expense should be met. The response of ...