Oil and gas downstream

KBC's heritage is downstream oil and gas. Our Petro-SIM simulation products are the de facto industry standard, with over 20 refinery reactor models. Our PIP (Profit Improvement Program) consulting services launched in 1993 have yielded over $20 billion in returns for our customers.

How our Petro-SIM simulation and PIP consulting services can help

Our technology-enabled capital project planning and design ensures the asset is able to achieve operational excellence at all times.

Mining deep domain knowledge, embodied in our people and technologies, we design and implement winning business operating models that optimally align your business's processes, people and physical production assets.

Our solutions are based on plant constraints and the best available crude and process unit feeds. They enable maximized production of the highest value products demanded by the market. We remove the losses, feed quality constraints and process constraints that inhibit the achievement of optimal yields and throughputs. We do this safely through unit-based and refinery-wide feed quality changes, debottlenecking, revamps, upgrades and other changes to plant operating conditions. We minimize operating costs through energy efficiency optimization and improvements in asset care and maintenance.

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Other industries

Oil and gas upstream and midstream solutions

Our Mutliflash PVT (pressure-volume-temperature) advanced thermodynamics package is the de facto standard in upstream oil and gas. Well*Share is also the benchmark for sharing of real-time production data among oil and gas producer joint venture partners.

Bulk and commodity chemicals

Petro-SIM includes reactor models for the main reactors creating petrochemical building blocks – ethylene and aromatics. Our Web*Technician cloud service enables chemical suppliers to differentiate themselves through customer intimacy via remote technical services.

Performance and other chemicals

Our Web*VMI service is a cloud-based solution that supports vendor-managed inventory strategies. By having real-time access to inventories at their end user sites, our customers can offer a guarantee to their customers that they will never run out of product.

Energy power systems

We provide IT services to the power industry to systematize the business processes involved in making operations excellent. In addition, Power*Share is a cloud-based solution to provide fleet-wide access to real-time power generation and asset health data from small distributed renewable energy power generation sources.

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