Graham Bird David Limb ChemShare Process Systems Ltd. Cheshire, U.K.
Alok Pandit Hinditron Computers Pvt. Bombay, India
Case studies at a major Middle East refinery, atmospheric and vacuum distillation units at Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd.'s Bombay refinery, and simulation of ammonia production at Erdoel Chemie at Cologne, Germany, have demonstrated the function, capabilities, and advantages of using flowsheet simulation to solve actual plant operating problems.
Flowsheet simulation is becoming increasingly recognized as a valuable tool by designers and operating companies in the hydrocarbon processing industry.