The UNIT SIG held a conference call today from 4:30 pm till 5:50 pm Central European Time.

Agenda: progress the Petroleum Fractions interface specification.

Participants: Krishna Murthy PENUKONDA (Schneider Electric), Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM), Richard SZCZEPANSKI (KBC Advanced Technologies), Michael HLAVINKA (Bryan Research & Engineering), Michel PONS (contractor to CO-LaN as Chief Technology Officer)

Outcome: the section on general textual requirements was further revised, organizing the requirements in a more logical order, making sure to stress out the differences between pseudo compounds and real compounds in terms of properties, and possible change of their values. A new version of the Petroleum Fractions interface specification document has been created: 5.28. The document is available to all members of CO-LaN registered for the “CAPE-OPEN IDL” project on RepositoryHosting (look within the shared drive under “Specifications documents>Petroleum_Fractions”.


Picture of Krishna Murthy PENUKONDA (AVEVA), 2018.As Member of CO-LaN, should you want to join the UNIT Special Interest Group, please contact its leader, Krishna Murthy PENUKONDA (representative of AVEVA). The charter of the UNIT Special Interest Group is to develop, maintain and promote unit operation interface specifications. Since the merger of the Refinery Reactors Special Interest Group in the UNIT Special Interest Group, activities have progressively focused on the revision of the Petroleum Fraction interface specification which is closely linked to the UNIT interface specification.