Chris Boljkovac

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Operational Decision Support with Online Models

Abstract A review of the wide range of AVEVA/SimSci ROMeo® projects at Shell’s Scotford site that moved offline production and safety systems online. Projects include fired heater vaporization, column relief load, column loading, preheat hydraulics, heater and exchanger cleaning, and advanced process control (APC) coordination. The motivation, implementation, benefits, and future work is discussed. Presentation, […]

Orifice Meter Flow Correction and Compensation

Overview Flow measurements using orifice meters are commonly configured to indicate mass flowrate. This calculation assumes that the fluid being measured is at the same conditions as the fluid used in the meter’s design. Flow correction and compensation factors can be applied to increase meter accuracy. If a meter is re-designed using revised fluid properties, […]