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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