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Contract for Air Separation Plant

BPT has recently been engaged by a process equipment supplier in a project to validate the design of an air separation plant by applying best-in-class simulator technology combined with market-leading process, control and simulation domain knowledge.

A company rep expresses "BPT has unique and hands-on expertise in modelling such complicated equipment units, combining a deep understanding of simulator unit operations and thermodynamics as well as how to reconfigure/tune commercial process simulators to highly accurate solutions adding value."

Air separation plants separate atmospheric air into its primary components - nitrogen, oxygen and argon.

Simulator modelling of cryogenic air separation, which utilizes the differing condensing/boiling points of the components of air to enable separation by distillation at cryogenic temperatures, is challenging and often leads to results with a lot of uncertainty.

The contract is for a major and experienced process equipment supplier in the EMEA time zone.

Billington Process Technology (BPT) is an independent digital solution, simulation and service company with Headquarter outside Oslo, Norway. BPT has unique domain knowledge within production and process facilities. We are world-class users of process simulators, and among the specialties are compressor design as well as process safety. The BPT Digital Production Twin includes an unmatched solution for holistic sensor-correction providing invaluable data fundament for a number of advanced digital applications (ala machine learning) as well as calibrated steady-state and dynamic simulators for efficient production optimization. BPT is a frontrunner in modernizing field development approach together with innovating oil companies. A BPT specialty is to apply integrated multiphase flow and dynamic process simulators throughout the field development, commissioning, and life of field to validate and improve design as well as troubleshoot and perform production optimization.

For more information about this press release, please contact the Knut Erik Spilling (e-mail: