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Chemical Industry Case studies

Chemical Industry Case Studies

We have extensive experience in the chemicals industries. From petrochem to fine chemicals, we have helped our clients to improve their controls for over 25 years. A few examples of customer case studies are listed below. Complete copies of the case studies are available using the links.

Over 2% Energy Savings

Chemical Plant Saves 2.7% Energy

PlantTriage Drives Savings in Energy, Quality

By focusing PlantTriage on plant stability and energy reduction, this plant received a huge payout - a 2.7% reduction in energy costs. They also saw better product quality as a result.

Download the Case Study (PDF) to learn how they did it.

Better Control-Loop Management Lowers Energy Costs

Control Loop Management Lowers Energy Costs

An Instant Improvement to Distillation

Hydrocarbon Magazine, 2011

A small group of engineers at LyondellBasell generate instant energy savings on a distillation column. This article was published in Hydrocarbon Processing magazine. Find out how PlantTriage pointed this team directly to the major problem on this column, driving steam costs down within just a few hours.

  • Authors: Gilbert Montes & Lothar Lang, Lyondell, and John Mahlstedt, Equistar
  • Format: PDF

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SABIC Cuts Costs with PlantTriage

SABIC Saves $1 Million/Year in Energy Costs

SABIC Improves Plant Stability and Cuts Costs
PlantTriage Interaction Mapping identifies root cause of upsets
March 2009
One-Page Summary by the Aberdeen Group.
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Detailed Briefing by Tom Fiske, Senior Analyst at ARC
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As Published in Chemical Processing

"Fastest Start-Up in Company History"

Plant Manager, Borealis

Control Performance Supervision Enhances Revamp
Upgraded ethylene cracker achieves targeted production rates in record time

Article in Chemical Processing
Apr 2008
Mikko Ronka, Borealis
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BP Saves Millions with PlantTriage

Savings of $1-5 Million per Refinery per Year

BP Reports Millions in Savings with PlantTriage BP Internal Newsletter, Technology in Action
Savings achieved at 7 BP refineries
April 2009
by Terry Knott, Editor at BP
Video Case Study: Variability Reduction

Process and Product Improvement Through Variability Reduction

Process and Product Improvement Through Variability Reduction
Features interviews with Plant and Corporate Personnel.
June, 2006
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Windows WMV, 03:51

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