Modeling and Optimizing Catalytic Reformer Using Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining

Modeling an ideal refinery is key to successful operations to prevent bottlenecks and maximize profits. In this class, you will learn and apply best practices to build, troubleshoot and optimize catalytic reformer reactor model unit using Aspen HYSYS® Petroleum Refining. In this class, you will also learn technique to generate delta vectors which can be used in the refinery LP planning model (Aspen PIMS) to improve refinery crude feedstock selection and plant-wide optimization. This customized course is primarily workshop-based with an introductory lecture and demonstration.

Audience:

  • Refinery process and design professionals working in the operation, design and troubleshooting of all refining activities especially those with a focus on the catalytic reformer Unit
  • Process engineers doing refinery process design and optimization projects and studies
  • Plant and Facility engineers who evaluate catalytic reformer reactor performance under different operating conditions
  • Process engineers wishing to gain a perspective of how the catalytic reformer fits into the operation of a complete refining plant

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    EHY262

  • Duration:

    1 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    0.7

  • Level:

    Intermediate

Benefits

  • Build, evaluate catalytic reformer reactor 
  • Learn how to create refinery reactor templates - catalytic reformer reactor
  • Troubleshoot and Optimize catalytic reformer reactor units

Approach

  • Overview of catalytic reformer reactor Model Configuration & Workflow
  • Hands on Workshops
  • Experienced instructor-guided demonstration
  • Q&A on student specific problems

Pre-requisites

Familiarity with process simulation is preferred, but not required. Having refinery work experience is added advantage to understand various units of refining plant.

Subsequent Courses

Course Series Information

Please note this is a course series that includes selected content from the following courses:
  • EHY 150 Refinery Process Modeling using Aspen HYSYS and Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining

Agenda


Overview Refinery Reactors
  • Recognize application and usage of Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining Reactors
  • Review refinery reactor capabilities in Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining
  • Introduce workflow of various reactor models
Getting Started Hysys Petroleum Refining
  • 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
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
Assay Manipulator
  • Use the Assay Manipulator operation to adjust petroleum properties
  • Workshop: Modify petroleum properties using the Assay Manipulator
Catalytic Reformer Reactor
  • Create and configure a catalytic reformer template
  • Calibrate a catalytic reformer model using a variety of data sets
  • Import a catalytic reformer into a HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet and integrate it with other unit operations
  • Use the case study feature to evaluate catalytic reformer reactor model performance with various operating conditions
  • Workshop: Create catalytic reformer template file and use it to test a variety of operational parameters; calibrate a catalytic reformer with different data sets and introduce it to an Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining flowsheet
Engineering Study and Refinery Planning Model Update for Catalytic Reformer Optimization
  • Implement Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining to help on engineering study and refinery planning model update
  • Discuss the transfer of data from Aspen HYSYS Petroleum Refining to Aspen PIMS for on-demand adjustments to refinery planning models
  • Use the case study to analyze engineering problem and generate Linear Programming (LP) sub-model data.
  • Workshop: Review and understand workflow for making HYSYS model data readable by Aspen PIMS for catalytic reformer reactor model

Register for a Class

Date Class Type Location Price Language
Date(s): 08/13/2021 - 08/13/2021 Type: Public Classroom Location: 2500 Citywest Blvd, Suite 1600
Houston , Texas USA 77042
Price: (USD) 700.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 08/27/2021 - 08/27/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 700.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 11/19/2021 - 11/19/2021 Type: Public Classroom Location: 2500 Citywest Blvd, Suite 1600
Houston , Texas USA 77042
Price: (USD) 700.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 12/3/2021 - 12/3/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 700.00 Language: English Register

Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.