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Case Study

Refinery Design Enhanced

3D model of refinery design

Applying extensive greenfield design experience and know-how to review and analyse refinery design

Client Challenge

An existing greenfield refinery design for a proposed development was in need of update to incorporate best practice and improve the overall project economics.

Solution

Advisian was able apply its extensive greenfield design experience and know-how to review and analyse the refinery design in a timely manner. The collaborative approach involved:

  • Workshops with the client team and suppliers 

  • Trade off studies to optimise design 

  • Design simplification to address operator exposure and process spillage risks.

Results

  • 40% more production, same footprint 

  • 16% improvement in capital efficiency 

  • 10% reduction in energy costs 

  • 14% reduction in other conversion costs

  • Simpler, more robust design.

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