Posts Tagged ‘consulting methods’

Niche-Buster Medicine Information Solutions

Posted in Life Sciences, Operations Management on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015. No comments yet
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Author: Michalle Adkins We are seeing a trend in the life sciences industry moving away from blockbusters to niche busters, population based medicines and even to the extreme of personalized medicines. The Emerson Life Sciences consulting team recently had the opportunity to work with one of these emerging companies that is using a novel process […]

Business Results Optimizing Delayed Coker Operations

Posted in Process Optimization, Refining on Monday, November 9th, 2015. No comments yet
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Update: Thank you to CHS’ Eric Wheatcroft and the Emerson Exchange Board for the OK to share this presentation with everyone. You’ll find much more to the story, such as all the controlled, manipulated, constraint and disturbance variables that were included in the model predictive controller. In an earlier post, Optimizing Delayed Coker Operations with […]

Managing Pressure and Flow Loops on Acid Gas Absorber

Posted in Emerson Exchange on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015. No comments yet
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At the request of a reader who commented on the last post, here is another of the 11 examples that Emerson’s Mark Coughran shared in his Emerson Exchange Denver presentation, Solving Pressure Control Loop Problems in Hydrocarbon Processing Plants. The commenter wrote: Could you please write up a post about Acid Gas Removal Unit, Absorber […]

Solving Boiler Drum Level Swings

Posted in Energy, Process Optimization, Variability Management on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014. 2 comments so far
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Effectively controlling the drum level in an industrial boiler helps to maximize overall energy efficiency. When the drum level varies it can not only impact boiler efficiency, but overall reliability due to unplanned shutdowns. Emerson’s Mark Coughran shared a story with me about a major North American university that was having difficulty with one of […]