Multi-Variable LNG Optimization Using Parallelized Simulator with Integrated Optimizer

Source: AIChE
  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    April 1, 2019
  • Duration:
    25 minutes
  • Skill Level:
    Intermediate
  • PDHs:
    0.40

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LNG liquefaction is an energy-intensive process, and thus lends itself to optimization. Our work highlights the propane/mixed refrigerant (C3MR) section of this process. A common practice for C3MR optimization is to connect a generic optimization engine to a process simulator. While this approach can work well for adjusting a single type of independent variable, attempting to adjust many variables can lead to local optima, trapping the optimization engine.
Using CHEMCAD’s integrated optimization engine and multi-core technology, we can easily set up rigorous optimizations, run them efficiently, and have a high degree of confidence that our solution is the global optimum.
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