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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 […]

Optimizing Delayed Coker Operations with Advanced Process Control

Posted in Refining, Support Services on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015. No comments yet
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A refinery produces many products, one of them petroleum coke. AFPM defines it: Petroleum coke (petcoke) is one of many valued consumer products produced during the oil refining process. Crude oil is processed into gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, lubricating oils and waxes, leaving some residual crude that usually undergoes additional processing. The crude residue […]

Valve Actuators for Reliable Delayed Coker Operations

Posted in Refining on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013. 3 comments so far
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Many of the units in a refinery operate under harsh conditions. Perhaps one of the harshest is the delayed coker unit. At the time of writing this post, Wikipedia defines this unit: A delayed coker is a type of coker whose process consists of heating a residual oil feed to its thermal cracking temperature in […]