Case history: Optimization of aromatics complex

S. Bergman, J. Vettenranta, K. Yli-Opas, M. Rönkä, S. Karlsson, A. Frejborg

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Borealis Polymers executed an online optimization project at its phenol and aromatics plants in Porvoo. The plantwide application increased the output rate by 9% and greatly improved the stability of operations.

Original languageEnglish
Issue numberAPR
Publication statusPublished - 2014
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • Acetone
  • Aromatics
  • Benzene
  • Columns
  • Cumene
  • Distillation
  • Phenol
  • Process control

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