London, UK and Houston, TX, USA (PRWEB) August 16, 2006 -–
KBC Process Technology Ltd. (KBC -- http://www.kbcat.com) announces the recent award of a multi-year contract by Rompetrol Rafinare SA. (Rompetrol).
The contract covers the provision of a technical service partnership for the Petromidia Refinery over an initial three year period. This partnership provides for KBC to proactively support the technical, operations, and planning aspects of the refinery’s business through a program of specific profit improvement initiatives and ongoing technical support. And, Rompetrol will have access to KBC’s proprietary simulation software, including Petro-SIM™, and the KBC SIM Suite of process unit models.
George Bright, KBC’s Chief Executive Officer, remarked, “We are delighted that Rompetrol has continued its relationship with KBC with the award of this important contract. We look forward to working closely with the refinery to assist Rompetrol to achieve further improvements in operating performance. ”
Mr. Cosmin Cocean, Chief Executive Officer of Rompetrol Rafinare SA, commented “Rompetrol has taken advantage of KBC’s independent consulting expertise in connection with the current refinery investment program, and we look forward to gaining further value from the broadening of this cooperation.”
About Rompetrol Rafinare SA :
Rompetrol Rafinare SA operates the Petromidia complex conversion refinery located on the Black Sea, with a nameplate capacity of 14,000 tons/day, and the Vega refinery which processes 500,000 tons/yr focused on core specialty products.
KBC Advanced Technologies plc, a leading independent consulting, process engineering and software group, delivers improved operating performance to the oil refining, petrochemical, and other process industries worldwide. We provide process consulting, strategic planning advice, organisational effectiveness services, energy price forecasting and market analysis, economic studies, capital project services, and training to help clients achieve their business objectives and improve their competitive position. KBC analyses plant operations and management systems and, our consultants recommend changes for material and measurable improvements in profitability. To assist clients in realising such improvements, KBC provides implementation services and software solutions, including KBC Profimatics™ models and Petro SIM™ for process optimisation, and Linnhoff March energy optimisation software packages. Formed in 1979, KBC has offices in the UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, the Netherlands, Russia, China, and Japan. For more information, visit http://www.kbcat.com.
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