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Better control-loop management lowers energy costs

04.01.2011  |  Lang, L.,  LyondellBasell, Channelview, TexasMontes, G. ,  LyondellBasell, Channelview, TexasMahlstadt, J. R. ,  Equistar, Houston, Texas

This petrochemical producer found improved output and became more energy efficient through new software

Keywords: [Petrochemicals] [process control] [software] [energy conservation]

A small team of LyondellBasell engineers at its plant in Channelview, Texas, helped this company save significant dollars in annual energy costs by addressing regulatory control-loop problems using a “control-loop monitoring” program. This program provided tools and methods for continuous process improvements.

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