Technical Consultancy: Technology Selection

CHALLENGE

A large refinery required assistance with technology selection for the hydroprocessing element of their expansion programme.

SOLUTION

InSite Technical Services assigned a senior consultant to the project. The consultant was based on-site with the client part-time for two months. During this period the scope of work included:

  • Analysing licensor proposals
  • Resolving queries and inconsistencies via e-mail and face to face interaction with licensors
  • Following up references
  • Narrowing the field of licensors and inviting revised proposals
  • Reviewing the revised submissions

OUTCOME

The output of the study included:

  • Detailed evaluation table
  • Technical report
  • Preferred licensor and flowscheme identified
  • Met with refinery management to seek endorsement of decisions

The client was satisfied with the consultancy provided by InSite Technical Services in facilitating their decision making process.