Logo of ShellOn August 20, 2012, within the 8th International Symposium on Hydrotreating / Hydrocracking technologies, held within the 244th ACS National Meeting and Exposition, Richard BAUR, of Shell Global Solutions International b.v., presented a paper titled “Development and application of a rigorous model for predicting ultralow sulphur diesel (ULSD) unit performance” co-authored with colleagues at Shell Global Solutions in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and at Criterion Catalysts & Technologies in Houston, Texas.

While neither the paper title nor the summary explicitly mentions CAPE-OPEN, it is a technology used behind the word “integrated” appearing in the summary. This paper also refers to the implementation of the CAPE-OPEN Petroleum Fractions interface specification as revised by the Unit SIG.