Technical Papers

Modelling Wax Thermodynamics 

Integrated Asset Modelling

Training Quality Assessment in the Process Industry

Rigorous Integrated Production Modelling of Cold Flow Technologies

What a Difference a Few Months Can Make: How to Respond to the Oil Price Drop

Low Oil Prices - What Should Operating Companies Do Now

The benefits of a compositional thermal hydraulic integrated production model when investigating subsea processing 

Assessing the future of the petrochemical industry in Asia

Are you using pinch technology effectively in your daily operations?

Understanding fines in coking more important now

Challenges of heavy crude processing

The New Horizon - Global Petrochemical Perspectives

Assessing the Impact of Carbon Pricing on Refinery Profitability

Bottom of the Barrel - Unconventional Crudes Part II

Global Refining Review Part II

Bottom of the Barrel - Unconventional Crudes Part I

Options for lower sulphur marine fuels

Understand Differences Between Thermal and Hydrocracking

Global Refining Review Part I

Improving profitability despite lower utilisation

Improve Energy Efficiency for Distillate Hydrotreaters Retrofit Options

Rising to the CO2 Challenge: Part I

Rising to the CO2 Challenge: Part II

Rising to the CO2 Challenge: Part III

Effective Standardisation: Harnessing the Power of Your Organisation

Behaviour Based Reliabilty

Low Carbon Refinery: Dream or Reality

Make The Most of Utility Optimisation

Unconventional Crude Upgrading Challenges

Using Rigorous Simulation to Generate LP Vectors

Optimising Your Plant's Number One Asset - People

Implementing a Progressive Strategic Plan for Energy Optimisation

Integration Profitability

Transition to ULSD, ethanol goes smoothly for US refiners

Model Behaviour - The Benefits of Using Process Models in Refineries

The Journey to Operational Excellence 

Part IV Refinery CO2 challenges

ULSD Best Practices

Compressor Failure Analysis Using Petro-SIM

Using an Integrating Petrochemical Refinery Model to Improve Profits

Benefits of a Rigorous Software Model - Refinery Case Studies for Profit Improvement

Part III_Refinery CO2 Challenges

Part II_Refinery CO2 challenges

The Ebullation Factor

Part I_Refinery CO2 Challenges

Investigating Improvement Opportunities

Fuel proof energy savings

Process Profits with Simulation

Overcoming Fuel Gas Containment Limitations to Energy Improvement

Integrating Process Unit Energy Metrics into Plant Energy Management 

Devote Some Energy to Efficiency

ULSD Problems and Solutions

Reliability for Safety Instrumented Systems

Improve Plant Reliability by Redefining Roles

Worldwide Trends in RAM Improvement

FCC Catalyst Evaluation

ULSD: Is the USA Ready?

Increasing Russian Crude Oil Exports Changing Worldwide Trade Patterns

Refinery Reaction Modelling Trends

Predicting Thermal Effects

Refinery Energy Efficiency and Environmental Goals

Refine Your Approach to Process Troubleshooting and Optimization

Rigorous Hydrotreater Simulation

Capital Cost Savings through Better Hydrogen Management

Steady State Simulator to Monitor Hydrotreater Performance

Refine your approach to process troubleshooting and optimisation

Simulate Hydrotreatment of FCC LCO

Modeling Crude Unit Product Overlap for Better Linear Program Modeling

Start Up of Visbreaker Revamp Project Adds Low Capital Cost Upgrading to PO Naftan Refinery

LP Modeling - Past, Present and Future

An Intergrated Approach in Meeting the Challenges of Low Sulfur Diesel - Analytical Support, Process Research and Computer Simulation

Overcoming Constraints To Maximize FCCU Feed Rates: Is It Always Economical?

Predicting Process Systems

A Profitable Partnership: The Cooperations between PO Naftan and KBC Process Technology Ltd

Optimizing The Cat Feed Hydrotreater / FCCU Complex With Detailed Simulation Tools

Implementing & Sustaining Process Optimization Improvements on a Deisopentanizer Tower

Refiners Responses to Environmental Changes

Profit Improvement Success at Japanese Refineries

The Methodology and Benefits of Total Site Pinch Analysis

Practical Techniques & Methods to Develop an Efficient Water Management Strategy

PVT Modelling


A New Method To Give Quantitative Prediction of Asphaltene Deposition From Petroleum Fluids

A unified framework for calculating solid deposition from petroleum fluids including waxes, asphaltenes, hydrates and scales

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