Ajikutira, D.

Aspen Technology Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts

Innovative modeling of heavy crudes provides competitive advantages

Beck, R., Ajikutira, D., Ye, V., Aspen Technology Inc.; Rumyantseva, I., Aspen Technology

The increase in heavy crude production, together with the diversity of heavy crude characteristics and sources, leads to technical challenges in accurately predicting production and refining process performance.

Enhance refinery profitability with modeling innovations

Beck, R., Ajikutira, D., Herrmann, L., Ye, V., Aspen Technology Inc.

Several improvements are on the horizon, which will add powerful optimization capabilities into the process modeler’s simulation work space in areas like heat integration, column optimization and economics.