Thermal process integration in the AVDU A12/2 crude distillation unit during winter operation

L. L. Tovazhnyanskii, P. A. Kapustenko, L. M. Ul'Ev, S. A. Boldyrev, O. P. Arsen'Eva, M. V. Tarnovskii

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A pinch analysis of the AVDU A12/2 crude distillation unit processing 2 million tons of crude oil per year is made. A pinch retrofit of the recuperative heat-exchange system of the unit is performed. It is shown that the implementation of the proposed project will reduce the arbitrary energy consumption by 60%, which corresponds to a reduction in specific fuel consumption from 36 to 13 kg per ton of refined oil.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)906-917
Number of pages12
JournalTheoretical Foundations of Chemical Engineering
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes


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  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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