Rigorous process models improve profits in Louisiana refinery

11/08/2004
An operations planning and economics improvement project at ConocoPhillips's Lake Charles, La., refinery successfully developed and implemented high-quality kinetic process models used for unit optimization, process monitoring, and development of data needed for the refinery linear programming (LP) model.KBC Advanced Technologies Inc./Profimatics kinetic process models were developed and validated for various process units at the Lake Charles refinery.Although the primary goal was an improvement in the refinery's LP, the models also provided benefits through unit optimization and monitoring. The project focused on obtaining the best possible model by soliciting input from many dif...
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