Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Announcing the release of VISUAL FLARE 5.8

VISUAL FLARE® 5.8 – is now available on the Global Customer Support site

What is it?
VISUAL FLARE® is a rigorous, steady state, fluid flow simulator that helps engineers design, model, and document oil & gas, refining, petrochemical, and chemical flare networks. While VISUAL FLARE is fast, reliable, and accurate, it provides solutions for applications that range from line sizing and vessel depressurization to the rating of complex relief systems.

Why is this important?
VISUAL FLARE® provides:
• Safer designs
• Improved plant operation
• Faster regulatory documents, compliance
• More efficient flare network modeling
• Reduced capital cost
• Reduced operating cost

VISUAL FLARE® can be used across numerous industries, including oil & gas production, gas processing, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, engineering & construction, and consultancy.

What is new?
VISUAL FLARE® version 5.8 includes updates to:
• Support for the most recent versions of Windows, Office, Crystal Report, SIM4ME Portal, SIM4ME Thermo, DIPPR 2016, and Flexera licensing
• Calculations, including trace amount of liquid or vapor in inlet, Allowable Back Pressure specification, etc.
• Equipment (according to API Guidelines), including:
     ─ Relief Valves: updated area for multiple valves, set pressure/MAWP calculations, reaction force calculations, etc.
    ─ Tees: 3 new coefficient methods, latest CRANE manual support, acceleration term calculation
• Usability to copy/paste, Component Manager, Report Manager, Equipment and RV Manager, etc.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Announcing the release of ROMeo 6.5

ROMeo™ 6.5 – is now available on the
What is it?
ROMeo is an advanced, unified modeling environment delivering on-line and offline optimization plus advanced monitoring applications to help users obtain peak performance from their operating units. This industry-leading technology generates precise operating information that improves performance, allowing for increased profitability. The provided real-time data is based on current economic and process conditions, giving operators the ability to make informed decisions at an expedited rate.
Why is this important?
ROMeo provides:
·     Increased plant profitability in real-time based on current economic and process conditions via accurate process optimization
·     Easy to use and maintainable solution with lowest total cost of ownership
·     Time and labor savings
What is new?
ROMeo 6.5 offers:
·     Support for TCL version 8.6.6, Office 365, and Spiral Assay 5.0
·     Unit updates to HXTrack heat exchanger tool, equipment performance charting, information stream, new KBC reactor interfaces, and the utility palette
·     New iMonitor macros and GEDE enhancements
·     Convergence assistant enhancements and new bound relax tolerance

Monday, October 24, 2016

{Free Webinar} Register for Planning, Online Optimizations & Troubleshooting of your Refinery FCC Unit with simulation software on Oct 28 @ 11 Eastern

Within a refinery, the fluidized catalytic cracker (FCC) unit is an important conversion process for refining crude oil. A FCC converts the high boiling, high molecular weight portions of a crude into valuable products such as high-octane gasoline and fuel oils. Operational efficiency is extremely important given today’s economic climate. Therefore, it is imperative that you are able to adequately plan and optimize process which typically requires offline studies and troubleshooting.


Discover how Schneider Electric Software customers are utilizing SimSciFCC Reactor model software for planning, online optimization, offline studies & troubleshooting of refinery fluidized catalytic cracker unit.


[Free Webinar] Complying with the Cross States Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR),


With the reinstatement of the Cross States Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), many POWER generation plants are challenged with realizing NOx emissions reductions by next ozone season beginning May 2017. Join us as we discuss the expected impact of CSAPR, explain combustion optimization technology and how it impacts NOx emissions

Thursday, September 1, 2016

FREE WEBINAR: Transform refinery operations for improved profitability with RefineryWise™

SimSci Webcast
Transform refinery operations for improved profitability with RefineryWise™
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | 11 a.m. EDT / 10 a.m. CDT | Register Now

Refineries are challenged with sustaining and improving margins, and retaining knowledge from a retiring workforce. Embarking on a journey of transformation based on Refinery Digitization is imperative for improved profitability and sustainability. RefineryWise™ from Schneider Electric Industry Solutions focuses on improving refinery operations business processes and workflows. A holistic approach for the oil and gas industry, it includes performance management, technology adoption and lifecycle optimization, RefineryWise helps to improve revenue by up to 5% and lower operation costs by up to 10%. Learn how RefineryWise can be part of your business strategy to drive higher profitability.

Register now for this free, live webcast and join this esteemed group of speakers on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 11 a.m EDT /10 a.m CDT. Participants will be able to participate in a live question and answer session.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Announcing the release of DYNSIM 5.3.1

DYNSIM™ 5.3.1 – is now available on the Global Customer Support site

What is it?

DYNSIM™ provides rigorous process simulation platform from simulation and training offerings from SimSci. DYNSIM is a rigorous, first-principle dynamic simulator that predicts the time dependent behavior of industrial processes. A well designed DYNSIM model accurately depicts the same hydraulic, heat transfer and other equipment constraints as the actual plant.

Why is this important?

DYNSIM™ provides a single scalable application that helps:

· Lower capital costs and improve plant design—getting it right the first time

· Design checkout control systems for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Emergency Shutdown Systems (ESDs) and Distributed Control Systems (DCSs), thus providing shorter commissioning time and increased availability

· Train and certify control room and field operators in a safe environment

Simply stated, DYNSIM enables clients to rise above the dynamic challenges of designing, commissioning, controlling, and operating a process plant safely, reliably and profitably.

What is new?

DYNSIM™ 5.3.1 offers:

· Added infrastructure support for Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Java RTE 1.8, Microsoft Excel 2013, and Flexera 11.13 licensing

· Password-protect flowsheets to prevent access to sensitive (IP) information or user-added models

· A new 3-way valve model which improves data entry and can be used directly in operator training

· New functionality which expands the simulation of tower pressurization and flooding

· Enhancements to DYNSIM Power Steam turbine library, reactions in M3Header and M3Drum models, and Mixer/Splitter input

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Critical Update for PRO/II - Announcing the release of PRO/II 9.3.4

Critical PRO/II Update: Recently a user found a defect in PRO/II where the program re-formatted the user's external drive when a specific set of steps were performed. While determining the root cause, we discovered that this defect dates back to versions 8.x, so it is imperative that you upgrade to PRO/II 9.3.4 to eliminate the occurrence of this remote possibility. Please contact your local technical support office if you have any questions.