Lummus Pyrolysis Model Now Available In Petro-SIM

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KBC Advanced Technologies, Inc. (KBC) announces that the Lummus Technology furnace model, PYPS+, is now available within Petro-SIM. Petro-SIM users can access the model with a license to Olefin-SIM.

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Lummus is very pleased that KBC has integrated our model into their Petro-SIM system as well as using our model for their own studies. Their experienced engineers can now bring this model to Lummus as well as non-Lummus plants.

KBC Advanced Technologies, Inc. (KBC) announces that the Lummus Technology furnace model, PYPS+, is now available within Petro-SIM. Petro-SIM users can access the model with a license to Olefin-SIM.

Lummus’ proven, kinetic furnace model processes a wide range of feedstocks, and it can be configured to match a variety of furnace geometry. Its availability within Petro-SIM provides a seamless platform to model steam crackers as well as upstream and downstream processing units and utility systems.

Petro-SIM, the full-featured KBC process simulator, provides a flowsheeting environment for the industry’s leading refinery reactor models and specialty aromatics reactors. With the Lummus furnace model, Petro-SIM can produce a fully integrated model to optimize upstream, refining, aromatics, and olefins processes.

George Bright, CEO of KBC commented, “We have already demonstrated the benefits of the integration of Lummus’ PYPS+ model and Petro-SIM. KBC and our clients now have a single tool containing comprehensive technology to improve profits within both refining and petrochemicals complexes.”

Stephen De Haan, vice president of Lummus Technology and founder of Lummus' Plant Performance Improvement (PPI) group which provides technical support for Lummus plants, stated, "Lummus is very pleased that KBC has integrated our model into their Petro-SIM system as well as using our model for their own studies. Their experienced engineers can now bring this model to Lummus as well as non-Lummus plants."

About CB&I:
CB&I combines proven process technology from its Lummus Technology business, with global capabilities in engineering, procurement and construction to deliver comprehensive solutions to customers in the energy and natural resource industries. With more than 70 proprietary licensed technologies and 1,500 patents and patent applications, CB&I is uniquely positioned to take projects from conceptual design, through technology licensing, engineering and construction, and final commissioning. Drawing upon the global expertise and local knowledge of approximately 17,000 employees in more than 80 locations, CB&I safely and reliably executes projects worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.CBI.com.

About KBC:
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, 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. Our human performance improvement division provides organizational effectiveness services, training programs, operations manuals, and personnel development services. KBC consultants recommend changes for material and measurable improvements in profitability. To assist clients in realizing such improvements, KBC provides implementation services and software solutions, including the KBC SIM models and Petro-SIM™ for process optimization, and our energy optimization 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.

Contacts for KBC Advanced Technologies plc
Corporate Communications
Tamra Daniels
Tel: +1 281 293 8200
tdaniels @ kbcat.com

™Petro-SIM is a trademark of KBC Process Technology Ltd, and it is registered in various territories.

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