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AL WAHA chooses Honeywell's Connected Perfomance Services to enhance petrochemical plant

AL WAHA chooses Honeywell's Connected Perfomance Services to enhance petrochemical plant

January 31, 2017 – Honeywell announced that it will provide its IIoT-based Connected Performance Services (CPS) offering to AL WAHA Petrochemicals Company to explore possibilities of maximizing propylene production.

CPS is a key part of Honeywell’s Connected Plant initiative that helps manufacturers leverage the IIoT to improve the safety, efficiency and reliability of operations across a single plant or several plants across an enterprise. CPS integrates Honeywell UOP’s process and service knowledge into the Connected Plant cloud platform.

AL WAHA will use a tool within CPS called Process Reliability Advisor at its plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to continuously analyze the operation of its Oleflex unit, detecting and resolving problems to ensure the plant operates at its peak capability. This tool will use Honeywell UOP process and fault models, fed by current plant data, to provide key performance information and process recommendations.

The solution uses Honeywell UOP’s troubleshooting experience and proprietary models to identify and resolve problems that affect plant efficiency and productivity, giving refineries, petrochemical and gas processing plants greater visibility into their operations.

CPS also offers Process Optimization Advisor, which continuously monitors streaming plant data and applies Honeywell UOP process models to determine the economic optimization. All solutions use big-data analytics and machine learning to drive a plant’s full potential.

AL WAHA Petrochemicals Company is a joint venture between Sahara and Basell Arabie Investissements S.A.S. It was incorporated to operate a petrochemicals complex that produces 467.6 KTA of propylene as primary feedstock for the production of 450,000 KTA of polypropylene for domestic use and export. Al Waha plants are located in Jubail Industrial City in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia and began commercial operations in 2011. 

About Honeywell

Honeywell UOP is an international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, equipment, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. Honeywell UOP is part of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group, which also includes Honeywell Process Solutions 

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