Lynn E. Saha Amoco Production Co. Houston
Andrew J. Chontos Amoco Production Co. Evanston, Wyo.
David R. Hatch ChemShare Corp. Houston
Amoco Production Co. has implemented a computer-aided manufacturing system for on-line optimization at the Painter complex (Wyoming) gas-processing plant.
The system is based on rigorous process modeling techniques using real time data. Early results show significant potential for improving the plant's profitability.
The Painter complex NGL recovery and nitrogen rejection unit (NGL/NRU) is located in the Overthrust Belt about 15 miles north of...