Quality estimates through a virtual analyzer resulting in $1.5 M/yr in expected uplift

Client Profile

Operating in North America with multiple assets, focused on optimizing 10k bbls/day terminal.

Project Information

Client Type

Midstream

Products Used

Validere 360

Virtual Analyzer

Geography 

North America

Operator receives a wide variety of crude entering their terminal, but currently has no means of measuring sales stream VP other than spot samples. Difficulty in policing irregular upstream volumes results in value giveaway while increasing blending risk.

Problem

Problem

Operator receives a wide variety of crude entering their terminal, but currently has no means of measuring sales stream VP other than spot samples. Difficulty in policing irregular upstream volumes results in value giveaway while increasing blending risk.

Solution

Virtual analyzer was implemented based on AI models to provide real-time estimates of VP and feed data directly into the client’s 360 interface and SCADA. The solution provides accurate VP for the client to drive blend decisions. 
Device Frame

Results

Validere’s virtual analyzer solution uncovered $1.5 million / yr in total expected uplift with a 1 year ROI of 422% based on Validere’s monthly fee. 

+$1.5 M/yr

Total Expected Uplift

422%

1 Yr. ROI *Validere fee at $30 k/month

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