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Webcast: Reduce Energy Costs with Advanced Process Design

See How Huntsman Saved $3M in Energy Usage with a Simpler, More Integrated Process Design Solution

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Watch archive until  April 27, 2011

Join Chemical Week and AspenTech for this 60-minute webcast as experts from Huntsman Corporation discuss how they improved daily processes and reduced energy costs with an integrated simulation environment using Aspen Plus models and Aspen Energy Analyzer. Learn how this easy-to-use solution enables you to:

  • Calculate targets for energy and capital investment
  • Develop improved heat integration projects to further reduce costs
  • Minimize energy-related emissions
  • Increase your company’s ROI  

Working together, the AspenTech and Huntsman team identified and implemented immediate process changes resulting in annual savings in excess of $3M. Additional capital improvement projects were also identified with potential yearly benefits in excess of $13M.

Aspen Energy Analyzer works in concert with flowsheet simulators like Aspen Plus to perform optimal heat exchanger network design and pinch analysis.


Bob Townley-Smith
Bob Townley-Smith is an Energy Manager with Huntsman Corporation, and has over 20 years experience in the petrochemical industry including roles in process improvements and Advanced Control & Optimization. He currently manages efforts to optimize energy usage at Huntsman’s PNPP site.

David “Woody” Woodruff joined AspenTech in 2003 and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Regional Sales and Services, Americas, bringing more than 20 years of senior executive and management experience in high tech companies to this role.

Rian Reyneke is a Senior Advisor at Aspen Technology in Houston.  His team provides process consulting services to the petrochemical industry, with key focus areas including process modeling, debottlenecking and energy efficient process design and optimization.  He received a BSc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pretoria in 1989.  He joined Aspentech eleven years ago, following seven years with Sasol (South Africa).

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