Russian refinery gets more efficient and reliable thanks to Honeywell

Source: Honeywell

By Aaron Hurd

Jul 08, 2015

Honeywell announced that its control technology will help improve efficiency and reliability at LUKOIL's gasoline blending facility in Kstovo, Russia. The company's Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez refinery uses HPS'Profit Blend Optimizer software, which is designed specifically for on-line blend reformulation and optimization.

"Profit Blend Optimizer, formerly known as OpenBPC, has a significant impact on quality control, improves process, and impacts on product processing costs at the LUKOIL's facility," said Alexander Rodionov, HPS Head of sales in Russia. "It will help optimize the overall performance of a facility that is a key to meeting Russia's growing need for production fuels."

"We selected Honeywell Profit Blend Optimizer technology since this solution enables obtaining an optimal gasoline blending recipe at the stationHoneywell's blend property control technology expands the functionality of existing control solutions and allows refinery  to achieve optimal gasoline blending recipes," said Mikhail Shamanin, Head of APC implementation Group, LUKOIL-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez. "The advantages of the solution are its flexible implementation, functionality and expert consultative support by Honeywell personnel."