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...
Optimizing Delayed Coker Operations with Advanced Process Control
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...
Valve Actuators for Reliable Delayed Coker Operations
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...
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