May 2002

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor

The article, "How to efficiently plan a grassroots refinery" (June 2001), describes factors that play a role in extending refinery capacity.1 One of the most important strateg..

The article, "How to efficiently plan a grassroots refinery" (June 2001), describes factors that play a role in extending refinery capacity.1 One of the most important strategic decisions that an oil company has to make is refinery configuration. Billions of dollars are converted into steel and committed for a long period. It had better be a wise decision. The relevant decision support system (DSS) choice is then of paramount importance.2 The authors lead us to believe that they prefer linear programming (LP) modeling since, "using conventional simulation techniques to decide on the optimum refinery

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