Process Integration of an Oil Refinery Hydrogen Network

Nan Zhang,     Process Integration Limited Manchester, UK


This chapter discusses the development and applications of Process Integration technologies for refinery hydrogen management since the late 1990s. Both targeting and design methods are reviewed. A case study is used to illustrate the importance of incorporating targeting with detailed mathematical programming for effective industrial applications.

Key words

refinery hydrogen management

Process Integration


mathematical programming

case study

22.1 Introduction

Hydrogen is an important resource in oil refineries. It is required not only for removing contaminants, such as sulphur and nitrogen, in various ...

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