How automation improved the world’s biggest chemicals producer



Tim Haïdar
08/14/2017

The digital revolution is beginning to take hold in the hydrocarbons industry, bringing with it improvements in productivity that were hitherto unimagined.

In this interview with the Global Program Manager, Advanced Services, ABB Oil, Gas and Chemical Division, we find out how process improvements have been delivered with amazing results at the world’s leading petrochemical company, BASF.

The case study interview concentrates on:

  • Diagnosing the root of process errors
  • Reducing the problem space
  • Visualising in-flowing data
  • Putting together an action plan that can be rolled out to any process industry

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