Optimize Refinery Process Models with Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining

  • Learn to build, evaluate and optimize Refinery Models including complicated refinery reactors using Aspen HYSYSTM Petroleum Refining
  • Learn to track petroleum properties, perform case studies and evaluate profit for steady-state simulations of refining processes

Audience:

  •  Process engineers doing refinery design and optimization for projects and studies
  •  Plant engineers checking plant performance under different operating conditions

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    EHY210

  • Duration:

    3 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    2.1

  • Level:

    Intermediate

Benefits

  • Discover how the key features of Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining allow rapid flowsheet construction for fractionation columns and refinery reactors such as FCC, HCR &  Reformer units
  • Use the HYSYS flowsheet interfaces for quick and effective modeling of refinery models including complicated refinery reactors
  • Add assay data to track over 50 major petroleum properties such as sulfur and octane number
  • Investigate how the complex, rigorous reactor models can streamline and organize your simulation efforts
  • Evaluate the performance of existing refinery models with Calibration & the Case Study feature
  • Improve the convergence of a simulation, troubleshoot common simulation problems
  • Optimize refinery models using the  Aspen HYSYS Optimizer
  • Review and understand workflow for making HYSYS model data readable by Aspen PIMS

Approach

  •  Instruction on modeling refinery-based simulations
  •  Instructor-guided demonstrations of features
  •  Hands-on workshops using examples from the oil refining industry
  •  Detailed course notes

Pre-requisites

  •  A background in the petroleum refining industry
  •  A functional knowledge of Aspen HYSYS is needed; or must have attend EHY101 Aspen HYSYS: Process Modeling

Subsequent Courses

  •  EHY202 Aspen HYSYS: Advanced Process Modeling Topics
  •  EHY223 Aspen HYSYS Dynamics: Dynamic Modeling
  •  RPA101 Aspen PIMS: Introduction to Refinery Planning

Agenda

Getting Started
  • Introduce Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining
  • Outline the workflow for starting a HYSYS Petroleum Refining Simulation
  • Discuss Petroleum Assay input options
  • Use HYSYS Petroleum Refining assays with in a process flowsheet
  • Workshop: Add assay data with petroleum properties and install into a flowsheet material stream
Atmospheric Crude Column
  • Build and converge an atmospheric crude column
  • Use Aspen HYSYS to analyse and predict the behavior of a simulated column
  • Add side strippers and pump arounds to a column to improve operation and efficiency
  • Use HYSYS Petroleum Refining petroleum properties to monitor column performance and product quality
  • Use cut-point specifications to improve product quality and quantity
  • Workshop: Construct, run, analyze, and manipulate an atmospheric crude column simulation
Vacuum Tower & Heat Integration
  • Install a vacuum tower with side draws and pump arounds
  • Perform packing sizing and rating calculations using the Column Analysis feature
  • Review the Recycle logical operation
  • Export column pump around streams to the main flowsheet and integrate them with other unit operations
  • Configure a Heat Exchanger model in Rating mode
  • Workshop: Model a vacuum tower to further process atmospheric residue; perform hydraulic calculations on column internal such as trays and packing with column analysis feature and Integrate the pump around streams associated with an atmospheric crude column with elements of a pre-heat train
Atmospheric Crude Column Optimization
  • Use the Derivative Analysis tool to define optimization variables and process constraints for an atmospheric crude column optimization
  • Create a HYSYS Spreadsheet to define an optimization objective function
  • Run the Hyprotech SQP Optimizer
  • Workshop: Use the SQP optimizer in Aspen HYSYS to determine the optimal operating conditions for an atmospheric crude column
Refinery Reactors
  • Review refinery reactor capabilities in Hysys Petroleum Refining
  • Introduce the workflow of various reactor models
Petroleum Feeder
  • Add a Petroleum Feeder unit operation to a HYSYS Petroleum Refining simulation
  • Describe how a Petroleum Feeder can be used to setup feeds as blends and/or cuts of petroleum assays
  • Workshop: Introduce a Petroleum Feeder to a flowsheet and explore petroleum stream physical properties
Fluidized Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Reactor
  • Create an Aspen FCC (Fluidized Catalytic Cracking) template
  • Calibrate an FCC model using a variety of data sets
  • Import an FCC into a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet and integrate it with other unit operations
  • Workshop: Create an FCC template file and use it to test a variety of operational parameters; calibrate an FCC and introduce it to a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet
Hydrocracker Reactor
  • Learn how to create and configure an Hydrocracker reactor template
  • Understand how to calibrate a Hydrocracker model based on measured data
  • Simulate a Hydrocracker and run either standalone or within a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet
  • Workshop: Build a new Hydrocracker reactor template and calibrate it using provided data; install a Hydrocracker into an Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining model
Catalytic Reformer
  • Learn how to create and configure a Catalytic Reformer template
  • Understand how to calibrate a Catalytic Reformer model based on measured data
  • Simulate a Catalytic Reformer and run either standalone or within a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet
  • Workshop: Build a new Catalytic Reformer reactor template and calibrate it using provided data; install a Reformer into an Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining model
Engineering Study and Refinery Planning Model Update
  • Implement Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining to help on engineering study and refinery planning model update 
  • Trainer will introduce related eLearning resource :Aspen HYSYS: Maintain Accurate Planning Models Using the Streamlined Planning Model Update Workflow
Delayed Coker Reactor
  • Learn how to create and configure a Delayed Coker model
  • Simulate a Delayed Coker Model with Rigorous Fractionator within a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet
  • Understand how to calibrate a Delayed Coker model based on measured data
  • Workshop: Create a delayed coking model, including setting up a heavy crude feed with a petroleum assay, configuring a delayed coker unit operation, calibrating the coker unit, and putting a recycle network together
Visbreaker 
  • Learn how to create and configure an Visbreaker model
  • Simulate a Visbreaker Model with Rigorous Fractionator within a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet
  • Understand how to calibrate a Visbreaker model based on measured data
  • Workshop: Create a visbreaker model, including setting up a heavy crude feed with a petroleum assay, configuring a visbreaker model operation, calibrating the visbreaker unit
Naphtha Hydrotreater 
  • Learn how to create and configure an Naphtha Hydrotreater model
  • Understand how to calibrate a Naphtha Hydrotreater model based on plant measured data
  • Adjust required H2 feed and analyze required mixed temperature to achieve product quality
  • Workshop: Build a Naphtha Hydrotreater model and calibrate based on measurement data
Alkylation 
  • Learn how to create and configure H2So4 Alkylation Unit model
  • Evaluate different feed’s impact to the reactor
  • Workshop: Build an H2SO4 Alkylation Unit Operation
Assay Manipulator and Product Blender
  • Use the Assay Manipulator operation to adjust petroleum properties
  • Mix petroleum material streams using the Product Blender
  • Optimize Petroleum Blender products using the HYSYS SQP Optimizer
  • Workshop: Modify petroleum properties using the Assay Manipulator; mix and optimize assay blends using the Product Blender
Petroleum Yield Shift Reactor
  • Perform efficient reactor modeling by using data tables with the Petroleum Yield Shift Reactor
  • Implement the Petroleum Shift Reactor model for an LP sub-model approach to refinery reactors
  • Manipulate product yields and properties using linear shift relations
  • Workshop: Use a Petroleum Shift Reactor to create a simplified Delayed Coker reactor model
Refining Short Cut Column (Optional)
  • Model an atmospheric crude column using the Refining Short Cut Column unit operation
  • Review the setup options and analyze the results of the Refining Short Cut Column unit operation
  • Calibrate the column to match plant data
  • Workshop: Simulate a Refining Short Cut Column and introduce calibration to tune the model to operational data
Pre-Heat Train (Optional)
  • Introduce the Aspen HYSYS Heat Exchanger unit operation
  • Implement mathematical operations (Balance and Adjust)
  • Use the Case Study feature to run flowsheet-wide scenarios
  • Workshop: Build and analyze a crude fractionation pre-heat train using a variety of HYSYS heat transfer unit operations

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