Simulation and optimization

Advanced thermodynamics

Multiflash, KBC’s advanced thermodynamics software and fluid property engine underpins the pipeline and simulation tools of the entire hydrocarbon industry. Due to the scope and accuracy of our thermodynamic modeling software, it is also the chosen package for the world’s leading petrochemicals and fine chemicals producers. A comprehensive PVT (pressure, volume, temperature) and physical properties package, it allows for complete modeling of the phase behavior of complex mixtures and pure substances. Unlike other advanced thermodynamics software, Multiflash also conveniently plugs into a range of applications, and seamlessly integrates with our other simulation tools.

Choose Multiflash

Our thermodynamics simulation software provides a simple solution to an extremely complex problem.

Multiflash's superior equations of state and fluid models allow fast and reliable assessment of options and potential risks. Multiflash can model any phase, and any number of phases, as well as track the partitioning of potentially damaging substances.

With our advanced thermodynamics software inhibition or mitigation strategies for potential flow assurance issues can easily be compared in terms of effectiveness and compatibility against your plant’s current, past or planned operating point.

Through the many interfaces available in Multiflash, you can easily set up a model to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a proposed solution, to then accurately size equipment, simulate processes or perform scenario analyses.

Take a look through our Multiflash brochure to find out more about our leading advanced thermodynamics simulation software.

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Hydrate inhibitor assessment with Multiflash

An engineering service company based in Europe appointed KBC to assess hydrate inhibition strategies within an oil flow assurance study in the North Sea. Read our case study to find out how rigorous modeling from our thermodynamics simulation software led to significant savings for this company.

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Other simulation and optimization software

Process simulation

Petro-SIM is the leading process simulation and optimization platform for driving excellence in facility performance and organizational productivity. At the core of Petro-SIM’s technology, rigorous simulation models generate dependable results in an intelligent, user-friendly environment.

Refinery simulation software

Working in tandem with Petro-SIM, our rigorous refinery and petrochemical reactor models are the industry’s most trusted analytical tools for conversion unit monitoring, planning, optimization, and design and engineering studies.

Energy and utility systems

Saving energy is the most reliable way to reduce operating costs and improve profitability in a volatile market. Our software tools show you how to optimize the design, revamp and operation of energy systems, ensuring optimum efficiency.

Multi-period optimization

Visual MESA Multi-Period Optimizer is a high-fidelity analytics technology for optimal operation of energy across the process industries. It reduces costly uncertainty in planning, scheduling and trading of energy over multiple time periods.

Pipeline networks and flow assurance

Maximus provides steady state, thermal hydraulic network models capable of handling the world’s most complex pipe networks. FloWax provides multiphase fluid dynamics with wax deposition modeling capabilities, indispensable for flow assurance and production applications.

Flare systems

Flaretot is a software solution designed to seamlessly carry out all aspects of flare system design, revamp and auditing. Linking directly to Petro-SIM and other process simulators, Flaretot provides a rigorous approach to the modeling of flare systems within a single, user-friendly visual environment.

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