PINCH ANALYSIS FOR MINIMIZING FUEL CONSUMPTION IN THE FURNACE OF CRUDE DISTILLER UNIT IN THE OIL INDUSTRY

Bustan, M. Djoni and Santoso, Budi (2008) PINCH ANALYSIS FOR MINIMIZING FUEL CONSUMPTION IN THE FURNACE OF CRUDE DISTILLER UNIT IN THE OIL INDUSTRY. 15th REGIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHEMICAL ENGINEERlNG (RSCE), 2. ISSN 978-983-2982-23-4

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    Abstract

    Fuel consumption in furnace about 75 % from the total of energy consumption has created a dilemma in the oil industry to succeed the energy conservation. As a consideration, crude distiller Ina (CDU) of Indonesia's oil refinery plant has two furnaces. The objective of this study is to target the minimum of energy consumption in furnace of CDU cf oil refinery plant through the method of pinch analysis. This method irientified the process to seek the weakness and allowed the engineer to modify the process using new operation condition by varying the minimum temperature of air and adding superheated steam entranced to furnace. As results, the irinimizing of fuel consumption has reached 53 % along with the reduction of fuel consumption from 21 ton/day to 11 ton/day.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
    Divisions: Faculty of Engineering > Department of Chemical Engineering
    Depositing User: Budi Santoso
    Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2012 09:22
    Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 16:08
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/1389

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