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Fostering Profitability through Digital Transformation

Posted in Digital Transformation, Refining on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Doug White shares his expertise on how refiners and petrochemical producers can digitally transform their organizations to enhance profitability in a dynamic market at the 2019 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit. Doug opened showing the Gartner Group’s hype cycle and asking where Digital Transformation fits. Lot’s of hype and some disillusionment from some […]

AFPM Summit Crude/Vacuum Distillation and Coking Q&A

Posted in Refining on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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One of the key parts of the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit is the Q&A Panel sessions. I attended the Crude/Vacuum Distillation & Coking Q&A session with a panel of experienced refiner professionals. The first question was about meeting H2S specification in the vapor space in the shipping or receiving points in shipping intermediate […]

Improving Loss Control through Refinery Mass Balance

Posted in Flow, Refining on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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On behalf of a South American refining professional, Emerson’s Julie Valentine presented a case study, Impact of Refinery Mass Balance and Loss Control on Operational Excellence, at the 2019 AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit. Here’s the abstract from this presentation: Improving a refinery’s mass balance and loss control program for accounting, planning and scheduling, […]

State-based Control Case Study at AFPM Summit

Posted in Process Optimization on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the 2019 AFPM Operations & Technology Summit, Emerson’s Dustin Beebe teamed with a professional with a global chemical producer. Their presentation was case study was on applying state-based control on one of their production processes. Procedural automation addresses the various states in which a continuous process resides. Some examples include startup, upset recovery, planned […]

Cloud-based Air Separation Plant Monitoring

Posted in Process Optimization, Refining on Monday, October 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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At the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit, Emerson’s Pete Sharpe teamed with an air separation plant company leader on a presentation, Bringing Smart Manufacturing to the Masses. Here’s their abstract: The Smart Manufacturing Institute has won a $70M grant from the Department of Energy to build a prototype of the Smart Manufacturing (SM) Platform […]