Projects & Case Studies
Asset Valuation: Acquisition Due Diligence and Improvements Analysis
DAI consultants were engaged to conduct bid due diligence of four Petrobras Refineries for one client.
Development: Maritime Vessel Projects and Marine Infrastructure Evaluations
A private equity firm purchased 20 vessels (barges and tugs) at auction. These vessels were not in condition to Return to Service (RTS) without substantial rehabilitation and replacement of equipment.
Lucayan Trans Fuels Refinery Development
The idea of capitalizing on the island of Grand Bahama’s deep-water harbour and its geographically desirable location for transshipping and processing U.S. crude oil has been in development for several years.
Project Management: Refinery Crude Unit
HES International engaged DAI to audit its project to convert a vacuum tower to a crude distillation unit in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
Refining Market Outlook, Price Forecast, and Competitive Analysis
Identifying, measuring, and acting on valuable opportunities requires a global and granular understanding of the key issues and drivers that are shaping the economic landscape of the world’s refining and petrochemical industries.
SMARTREF Refinery Simulator
Energy transition strategies require an accurate understanding of the CO2 emissions from the production and manufacturing of refined products.
Supply Chain Optimisation - Stock Management
An integrated Spanish refiner sought to reduce working capital in storage and blending facilities.
Technical: PIMS LP Model Calibration, Improvements, and Training
Ecopetrol sought to improve its PIMS-based linear program (LP) models for conducting its refining and petrochemicals short- and long-range planning activities.
Technical: Model Review and Optimisation
An integrated refiner sought to significantly increase its profitability by ensuring best practices in its planning and optimization process, systems, and modeling.
Technical: Strategic Planning – Investment Planning and Optimisation
Client engaged Downstream Advisors to review its Capex program over a two year period.
Uganda Refinery Development
With crude oil discovery in Uganda, the Government of Ugandan along with its East Africa partners seeks to build a new refinery to further its energy security.