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Crude Distillation Digital Twin

Anukoolan and Viva Energy, Australia collaborated to develop digital twin models for their crude distillation unit.  The digital twin models were developed to support process engineers to optimize the refinery's crude distillation unit and understand its constraints under a variety of different crudes processed and a complex heat exchanger preheat train and overall heat integration. The solution includes data reconciliation of the heat and material balance and recommendation of plant optimization moves subject to operational constraints.  (More Info here ...)

Refinery Digital Twin

Anukoolan and Onspec Tawakul Engineering and Construction collaborated to develop digital twin models for a refinery in Egypt.  The digital twin models were developed to support process engineers to optimize the refinery's reformer, hydrotreaters, hydrocracker and delayed coker, as well as to update planning models.

 

A refinery wide digital twin model was also developed to understand the process and economic impact of changing feed conditions and process conditions on the final products in a detailed manner.

AI in Process Industry

We supported Invasystems Inc. in a proof of concept implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) models for the purpose of prediction of anomalous equipment behavior.  The owner of the equipment is a large chemicals manufacturer in Europe.  Deep learning models were developed for dryers and fired heaters from their historical data which was available in PI Systems,  a data historian.  Such models were then deployed online to predict abnormal  equipment performance and can potentially replace simplistic alarm formulae which could produce several false alerts.