Short List of Process Developments Performed by CHTC’s Specialists

Year Client Project name and description Purpose of development Scope of project developments
2020 Natural gas producers Compact 1 KTA methanol plant, М-1 Advance technical proposal for methanol plant 1 Technical solutions development.
2 Flowsheet development.
3 Mathematical model development and material and heat balance calculation.
4 Process equipment cvalculation.
5 Construction cost estimation.
2020 JSC Grodnoazot, Grodno, Republic of Belarus Ammonia plant АМ-76, shop Ammonia-4 Engineering services for primary conversion convective zone calculations with increased capacity of 1,800 tpd. 1 Technological survey of the unit.
2 Development of a plant mathematical model.
3 Reproduction of the operating mode of the unit by model calculation.
4 Material and heat balances calculations with increased capacity of 1,800 tpd.
5 Сalculation of requirements for the new coils of the primary conversion convective zone.
2020 JSC NAK Azot, Novomoskovsk, Russia 300 KTA methanol plant, М-300 Technology and operating modes analysis at the stages of synthesis and rectification, technical solutions development to stabilize the quality of produced methanol.
2020 JSC «DNIPROAZOT», Kamianske, Ukraine Urea plant Development and design of a 24 KTA plant for the production of a reducing agent of nitrogen oxide AdBlue (AUS-32)
2019 PJSC «Cherkassy AZOT», Cherkassy, Ukraine ENSA ammonia plant, capacity 600 tpd Technical solutions development to reduce energy consumption 1 Technological survey of the unit.
2 Development of a plant mathematical model.
3 Reproduction of the operating mode of the unit by model calculation.
4 Technical solutions development to reduce energy consumption.
5 Material and heat balances calculations of the modernized unit.
2019 JSC NAK Azot, Novomoskovsk, Russia Ammonia production, TEC unit (shop А-3) 1,740 tpd balance calculation engineering services. 1 Technological survey of the ammonia plant
2 Development of a mathematical model of the unit.
3 Reproduction of the operating mode of the unit by model calculation.
4 1,740 tpd material and heat balances calculation
2019 PJSC «Severodonetsk Azot», Severodonetsk, Ukraine 100 KTA Methanol Plant, М-100 Methanol production technology calculation for the case of converting the unit to another feedstock — converted gas from ammonia production. 1 Process flow diagram of methanol production.
2 Development of a computational mathematical model of methanol process flowsheet and calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Equipment calculation.
2019 JSC «ТОМЕТ», Togliatti, Russia 900 KTA Methanol Plant Methanol production technical re-equipment, increasing capacity to 1000 KTA. Technology and equipment calculation of the rectification stage
2019 LLC «Kirovograd Oil Company», Kropivnytsky, Ukraine Oil refining Technology development and feasibility study for the construction of a hydrogen production unit by decomposition of methanol and a complex for hydrotreating diesel and gasoline fractions 1 Development of process flow diagram
2 Development of a mathematical model of production
3 Material and heat balances calculations.
4 Calculation of process equipment.
5 Determination of raw and energy consumption figures.
6 Advance equipment arranging.
7 Cost estimation of the equipment, design, construction, installation and commissioning
2018 «Ukrgazdobycha», Poltava, Ukraine 50 KTA NG-based Methanol Plant Development of methanol production process plus estimation of construction costs. 1 Development of process flow diagram of methanol plant.
2 Creation of a computational mathematical model of methanol process scheme and calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Calculations of compressors, reactors, heat exchangers.
4 Determination of consumption figures.
5 Estimation of CAPEX for equipment and plant construction.
2018 JSC Achema, Jonava, Lithuania 130 KTA NG-based Methanol Plant Methanol plant modernization and relocation to new site 1 Development of process flow diagram of methanol plant.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of methanol process scheme and calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Calculations of compressors, reactors, heat exchangers.
4 Determination of consumption figures.
5 Issuing initial data for Basic Engineering Design.
2017-2018 JSC GIPROKOKS EUROPE,
Katowice, Poland (Concord Group)
45 KTA Methanol Plant based on coal-derived synthesis gas Basic Design and Project Documentation for plant construction 1 Development of technical solutions on production of synthesis gas for methanol synthesis, compression, methanol synthesis and crude methanol distillation stages.
2 Development of process flow diagrams, material, heat and steam balances.
3 Calculation of process equipment, development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Supervision and support during methanol plant design.
2017 China Calculation of concentration stage for 22, 40 and 60 KTA Acetylene Plants based on methane thermal pyrolysis method. Initial data for Basic Engineering Design 1 Process flow diagram of acetylene concentration stage.
2 Computational mathematical models of  equipment and process scheme, calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing initial data for Basic Engineering Design.
2016 Concord Group,
Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Feedstock —
coal-derived synthesis gas.30 KTA Methanol Plant.
Technical proposal for methanol plant based on coal-derived synthesis gas:

1 — based on air-blown gasification;

2 — based on oxygen-blown gasification.

Development of methanol production process plus estimation of construction costs.

1 Development of process flow diagram of methanol plant.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of methanol process scheme and calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Calculations of compressors, reactors, heat exchangers.
4 Determination of consumption figures (2 cases).
5 Estimation of CAPEX for equipment and plant construction.
2016 Exxon Mobil,
Moscow, Russia
Feedstock — flexigas (refinery byproduct).
1.Methanol Plant:
— flow-through scheme, 240 KTA capacity;
— circulation loop-based scheme, 330 KTA capacity.
2. 66 ths. Nm3/h Hydrogen Plant.
Preliminary process study of possibility to use flexigas for chemical production.

Process development and plant capacity definition.

1 Development of process flow diagrams of methanol plant (2 cases) and hydrogen plant using flexigas as feedstock.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of methanol and hydrogen process schemes and calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Definition of methanol plant capacity (2 cases) and hydrogen plant capacity.
2016 Concord Group,
Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Feedstock –
coke-oven gas.46 KTA Methanol Plant.
Technical proposal for methanol plant using coke-oven gas as feedstock.

Development of methanol production process plus estimation of construction costs.

Development of methanol production process:
1 Development of process flow diagram of methanol plant.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of methanol process scheme and calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Calculations of compressors, reactors, heat exchangers.
4 Determination of consumption figures.
5 Estimation of CAPEX for equipment and plant construction.
2015-2016 LLC Sibmetakhim,
Tomsk, Russia
М-750 Methanol Plant with a capacity of 2500 tpd of refined methanol Basic Design of methanol plant expansion:
1 stage — 2800 tpd
2 stage — 3070 tpd
1 Process survey of plant operation.
2 Computational kinetic models of steam reformer with arch burners, waste heat boilers recovering flue gas and reformed gas waste heat, adiabatic methanol converters.
3 Mathematical model of existing plant process scheme, computational simulation of plant process performance.
4 Synthesis technology and computational module of kinetic tubular-type steam-raising methanol converter.
5 Detail process calculations of revamping solutions including compression, reforming, synthesis and distillation sections (stages 1 and 2).
6 Revision of computational model to incorporate the measures adopted to revamp the plant and calculation of material, heat and steam balances for revamped plant  (stages 1 and 2).
7 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for new and modified equipment.
8 Estimation of CAPEX for plant revamping.
2016 JSC Achema,
Jonava, Lithuania
130 KTA
NG-based Methanol Plant
Methanol plant adaptation due to relocation of existing plant equipment to new site and switching to other feedstock (associated gas) 1 Plant performance analysis based on Process Operating Procedure and operator’s reports of existing plant.
2 Development of computational modules of primary reformer, coils, secondary reformer with built-in steam coils and steam superheater coils.
3 Creation of computational mathematical model of existing plant process scheme and calculations of material and heat balances based on operator’s report data.
4 Calculation of material,  heat and steam balances of methanol plant operating with associated gas as feedstock.
5 Determination of methanol plant capacity and consumption figures.
2014 New Technologies, LTD Samara, Russia 10 KTA modular-type methanol plant for operation at oil and gas fields Plant Basic Design and cost estimation 1 Process flow diagram of methanol plant.
2 Computational mathematical models of  equipment and process scheme, calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing initial data for Basic Engineering Design.
5 Equipment cost estimation.
2007-2014 JSC Zaporozhstal

JSC Zaporozhye Steel-Rolling Plant

JSC Dneprospetsstal

JSC Iron and Steel Works

JSC Iron and Steel Works, Novokuznetsk

Units producing hydrogen and nitrogen-hydrogen shielding gas (for metal annealing) Construction of new hydrogen shielding gas units 1 Development of process flow diagrams including natural gas reforming section, CO shift section, and PSA unit for gas drying and CO2 removal from gas.
2 Calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Development of design and requirements for non-standard equipment and design assignments and data sheets for  standard equipment.
4 Working with equipment suppliers and vendors, equipment procurement.
5 Construction and erection supervision.
6 Plant startup and bringing to normal operating conditions.
2013 India 60 KTA Acetic Acid Plant based on methanol carbonylation method. Development of rectification and off-gas adsorption treatment stages. Initial data for Basic Engineering Design 1 Process flow diagram of acetic acid rectification stage.
2 Computational mathematical models of  equipment and process scheme, calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing initial data for Basic Engineering Design.
2012 PJSC Rivneazot,
Rivne, Ukraine
АМ-600 Ammonia Plant including: 3 syngas preparation and ammonia synthesis units  with a total capacity of 1800 tpd Conceptual technical solutions on revamping АМ-600 Ammonia Plant.
Implementing the measures to restore operability and upgrade PSG-2 syngas preparation unit.
1 Ammonia plant operation survey and analysis.
2 Computational  kinetic models of primary steam reformers with side staged burner arrangement, heat exchangers and reactors.
3 Mathematical model of existing process scheme, computational simulation of process performance of existing plant.
4 Development of technical solutions on plant revamping.
5 Revision of computational model to incorporate the measures adopted to revamp the plant.
6 Calculation of material and heat balance for revamped plant.
7 Issuing of process design assignment for plant revamping.
8 Expert estimation of CAPEX for plant revamping.
2012 JSC NAK Azot,
Novomoskovsk, Russia
Methanol Plant with a capacity of 300 KTA of refined methanol Feasibility study of methanol plant revamping to reduce energy consumption and increase capacity to 1470 tpd. 1 Process survey of plant operation.
2 Development of computational modules of primary steam reformer, coils,  reformed gas cooler, methanol converter with internal heat exchanger.
3 Creation of computational mathematical model of existing plant process scheme and calculations of material and heat balances based on survey data, simulation of plant performance.
4 Development of technical solutions for alternative revamping cases for compression, reforming, synthesis and distillation stages.
5 Revision of computational model to incorporate the technical solutions adopted to revamp the plant and calculation of material, heat and steam balances of methanol plant.
6 Determination of methanol plant  consumption figures.
7 Issuing initial data for feasibility study of methanol plant revamping.
8 Estimation of CAPEX for plant revamping.
2012 INFRA Technology LLC,
Moscow, Russia
5000 tpa synthetic liquid hydrocarbon plant based on Fischer-Tropsch process using associated gas as feedstock. Basic Design of modular-type synthetic crude oil plant using associated gas as feedstock. 1 Development of syngas production technology for Fischer-Tropsch process based on steam-CO2 reforming of associated gas.
2 Development of overall process flow diagram of synthetic liquid hydrocarbon plant including synthesis section.
3 Development of computational kinetic model of primary steam-CO2 reformer.
4 Creation of computational mathematical model of plant and calculation of material, heat and steam balances for all process stages including synthetic liquid hydrocarbon section.
5 Development of equipment design solutions and issuing process design assignments for compressors, primary reformer, heat exchangers, columns,  pumps and other plant equipment.
6 Issuing initial data for Basic Design of synthetic liquid hydrocarbon plant.
7 Acceptance of mechanical engineering designs of non-standard equipment, including associated gas primary reformer.
8 Development of Basic Process Design Package.
2011-2012 JSC Akron, Velikiy Novgorod, Russia.

Aktau, Kazakhstan.

JSC FerganaAzot, Uzbekistan

А-1360 Ammonia Plant

АМ 600 Ammonia Plant

АМ -76 Ammonia Plant

Development of technology and unit for ammonia recovery from purge and flash gas for hydrogen recovery unit (from purge gas from ammonia synthesis loop). 1 Development of process flow diagram.
2 Computational mathematical models of plant process scheme and equipment, material and heat balances.
3 Selection and calculation of main process equipment, requirements and specifications.
4 Calculation of plant performance figures.
5 Expert estimation of CAPEX for plant construction.
2009 JSC Dneproazot,
Dneprodzerzhinsk, Ukraine
А-1360 ТЕС Ammonia Plant Process survey of plant operation and development of measures to increase plant capacity and improve technical & economic performance. 1 Process survey of ammonia plant operation.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of ammonia plant process scheme.
3 Simulation of plant operation based on survey data.
4 Development of technical measures to increase plant capacity and improve technical & economic performance.
2009 Development Development of DME separation process at DME  plant Initial data for Basic Engineering Design and plant cost estimation. 1 Process flow diagram of DME separation.
2 Computational mathematical models based on processed experimental data, calculation of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
2009 Development Development of process for DME and methanol separation from reaction mixture at DME and methanol co-production plant Initial data for Basic Engineering Design and plant cost estimation. 1 Process flow diagram of DME and methanol separation at co-production plant.
2 Computational mathematical models based on processed experimental data, calculation of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
2008 JSC Concern Stirol,
Gorlovka, Ukraine
АМ-76, 1Б, 1В (CLE) Ammonia Units Development of main technical solutions on revamping ammonia units including installation of additional  40atm(abs.) steam generation systems in flue gas waste heat recovery units of primary reformers as well as modifying water heating system to produce 100 atm(abs.) steam in CO shift section. 1Process survey of АМ-76, 1Б, 1В (CLE) ammonia units operation.
2 Development of computational modules of primary steam reformer, coils, two-bed ammonia converters with lower and inter-bed heat exchangers.
3 Computational mathematical models of equipment and process systems, simulation of units operation based on survey data.
4 Development of technical solutions for revamping.
5 Revision of computational model to incorporate the measures adopted to revamp ammonia plant.
6 Calculation of plant material, heat and steam balances.
Determination of ammonia plant consumption figures.
7 Selection and calculation of main process equipment for revamped plant, preparation of procurement assignment specifications.
8 Issuing process design assignment to Stirol Engproject Institute for Basic Engineering Design of plant revamping.
9 Expert evaluation of CAPEX for plant revamping.
2008 Lukoil Neftochim Burgas Refinery,
Burgas, Bulgaria
VI-15 Hydrogen Plant Engineering and consulting services for hydrogen plant survey, development of technical solutions to increase plant capacity, and investment feasibility study. 1 Development of program and techniques to survey VI-15 plant.
2 Process survey of plant operation.
3 Creation of computational mathematical model of hydrogen plant operation.
4 Simulation of plant operation based on survey data.
5 Development of technical solutions for plant revamping.
6 Development of computational modules of primary steam reformer, coils.
7 Revision of computational model to incorporate the measures adopted to revamp the plant.
8 Calculation of plant material and heat balances. Determination of hydrogen plant consumption figures.
9 Selection and calculation of main process equipment for revamped plant.
10 Investment feasibility study.
2005-2008 JSC NAK Azot, Novomoskovsk, Russia

JSC Azot,Berezniki, Russia

JSC Salavatnefteorgsynthesis, Salavat, Bashkortostan

А-1360 ТЕС Ammonia Plant

АМ-70, АМ-72 Ammonia Plants

АМ-76 Ammonia Plant, Shop No.54

Process survey of plant operation and development of measures to increase plant capacity and improve technical & economic performance. Monitoring the operation of all plant catalytic stages. 1 Process survey of ammonia plant operation.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of ammonia plant process scheme.
3 Simulation of plant operation based on survey data.
4 Calculation of plant material, heat and steam balances. Determination of plant consumption figures.
5 Development of technical measures to increase plant capacity and improve technical & economic performance.6 Periodical receiving of plant operation data  in form of data sheets; making process calculations, preparing reports and conclusion about current status of process and catalysts; giving recommendations on further catalyst operation.
2006 JSC Dneproazot,
Dneprodzerzhinsk, Ukraine
АМ-76 Ammonia Plant Feasibility study of plant restoring repair, revamping and expansion 1 Process survey of ammonia plant operation two years before shutdown and evaluation of equipment condition.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of plant process scheme.
3 Simulation of plant operation based on operator’s reports made before shutdown.
4 Development of technical measures for plant restoring repair and revamping.
5 Development of computational modules of primary steam reformer, coils, ammonia converter.
6 Revision of computational model to incorporate the measures adopted to revamp the plant.
7 Calculation of plant material, heat and steam balances. Determination of ammonia plant consumption figures.
8 Selection and calculation of main process equipment for plant restoration and revamping; preparation of procurement assignment specifications.
9 Issuing process design assignment for Basic Engineering Design of plant revamping.
10 Feasibility study to assess the cost of plant restoring repair and revamping.
2006 JSC Salavatnefteorgsynthesis,
Salavat, Bashkortostan
Higher Alcohols Plant, Shop No.51 Process survey of gas preparation (for higher alcohols synthesis) section and development of measures to improve technical & economic performance. 1 Process survey of section operation.
2 Creation of computational mathematical model of syngas production process scheme.
3 Simulation of section operation based on survey data.
4 Calculation of material, heat and steam balances of gas  preparation section. Determination of consumption figures  for syngas production.
5 Development of technical measures to improve technical & economic performance.
6 Development of technical measures to change potash syngas treatment to PSA for removing carbon dioxide.
2005-2006 JSC Achema, Jonava, Lithuania Development of distillation stage in 130 KTA Methanol Plant Design basis 1 Process flow diagram of methanol distillation stage.
2 Computational mathematical models of plant equipment and process scheme; calculation of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing design basis.
5 Support during design.
6 Participation in startup.
2004 Iran 150 KTA Acetic Acid Plant based on methanol carbonylation method. Calculation of rectification and off-gas adsorption treatment stages. Initial data for Basic Engineering Design 1 Process flow diagram of acetic acid rectification stage.
2 Computational mathematical models of  equipment and process scheme, calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing initial data for Basic Engineering Design.
2000 JSC Grodnoazot, Grodno, Republic of Belarus Heat integration of alcohol columns in caprolactam plant Design basis 1 Process flow diagram of alcohol column heat utilization.
2 Computational mathematical models of  equipment and process scheme, calculations of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing design basis.
1999 JSC Grodnoazot, Grodno, Republic of Belarus Development of distillation stage in 100 KTA Methanol Plant Design basis 1 Process flow diagram of methanol distillation stage.
2 Computational mathematical models of plant equipment and process scheme; calculation of material and heat balances.
3 Development of technical requirements, design assignments and data sheets for equipment.
4 Issuing design basis.