Suncor Energy (USA) is to deploy ProPlan production planning software from Ingenious of Houston. Suncor will use ProPlan to assist with long term production planning and strategy decisions. The multi-year multi-license deal allows Suncor to use ProPlan across its network.
ProPlan provides economic optimization and planning of plant operations using linear and non-linear programming optimizers. The package offers material balance computations and financial analysis—predicting yields, product properties, and the consumption of utilities. ProPlan users include business managers and process engineers in strategic planning, feasibility study and crude oil trading departments.
Suncor is active in the Canadian oil sands market. US downstream assets include pipeline and refining operations and retail sales in the Denver area under the Phillips 66 brand. Ingenious provides software solutions for real time training and optimization, and production planning and scheduling for the process industries. Ingenious is a Houston Technology Center Client company.
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