Consider model-based inferential properties for reformers
A European refiner opts to apply embedded multivariable predictive controllers as part of an advanced process control system
Eni settled on using inferred properties models as part of a
control and optimization application for two refineries on
reformer units. Using improved rigorous models in operations
would help achieving a more accurate and reliable control for
the reformers. One solution identified was applying an
open-loop advisory systems area and closed loop control and
optimization area. In the present low-gasoline market,
reformers must improve hydrogen (H2) supply and
consumption. European refiners, often, operate reforms to
balance gasoline or hydrogen production.
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