Knudsen, P. U.

Statoil Refining Denmark, Kalundborg, Denmark

Improve refinery margins with new crude selection concept

Knudsen, P. U., Statoil Refining Denmark; Maleki, S., Frontline Systems, Inc.

A refinery with an active crude selection strategy encompassing dedicated staff, preapproval of all new crudes and an updated crude acceptance window can gain $0.5/bbl–$1/bbl vs. a more passive strategy.