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Understanding cost growth and performance shortfalls in pioneer process plants

Edward W. Merrow

Understanding cost growth and performance shortfalls in pioneer process plants

by Edward W. Merrow

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy facilities -- Estimates.,
  • Chemical plants -- Estimates.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward W. Merrow, Kenneth E. Phillips, and Christopher W. Myers.
    ContributionsPhillips, Kenneth E., Myers, Christopher W., 1954-, United States. Dept. of Energy., Rand Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.9 .M47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4267773M
    ISBN 100833003526
    LC Control Number81013788

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Your request to send this item has been completed. Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants (Rand Report) Paperback A review of cost estimation in new technologies: Implications for energy process plants: prepared for the U.S.

Department of Energy ([Report] - Rand Corporation ; RDOE). Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants.

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Jan 1, Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants Resolving Environmental Issues in Energy Development: Roles for the Department Of Energy and Its Field Offices A Review of Cost Estimation in New Technologies: Implications for Energy Process Plants.

Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants. Book. Jan ; Estimates of capital costs of pioneer energy process plants have. Pioneer plant analysis is based on multi-factor linear regressions developed by RAND Corporation for estimating production shortfalls and capital growth of chemical pioneer process plants.

The regressions were developed using data collected from 44 process plants. Cost and Performance for Commercial Applications of Texaco-Based Gasification-Combined-Cycle Plants,” AP Prepared by Flour Engineers, Inc for EPRI "Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants," Report No.

RDOE. specific plant, as opposed to the cost of running the entire operation. Costs 0 production and his or her knowledge ofthe market then enable the manager to do things such as: 1. determine the product mix to produce via knowing which plants are most profitable to the operation; 2.

determine whether to produce a plant orbuy a plant for resale, and. The impacts on the PV through increased capital costs and decreased plant performance due to the use of “unproven technologies” in a pioneer plant were evaluated using methods developed by RAND Corporation.

This method uses two empirically derived formulae to estimate the production shortfalls and capital growth of pioneer process plants. The first-year ethanol sales, variable operating costs, and electricity export of the nth plant is multiplied by the percentage of plant performance to account for the reduced production of a pioneer plant.

For the discounted cash flow analysis, the plant performance is increased by 20% per year until design capacity is reached.

Estimates of investment and start up performance utilized parameters from the RAND Corporation study, “Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants”,and Horvath, R.E., “Pioneer Plant Study User Manual”, R/1-DOE, RAND Corporation, Juneto reflect the current state of technology development and project definition.

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Understanding Cost Growth and Performance Shortfalls in Pioneer Process Plants. RAND, View in Article Google Scholar; Ansar A. Flyvbjerg B. Budzier A. Lunn D. Should we build more large dams. The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development. Title: Cost Growth in New Process Facilities Author: Edward W.

Merrow Subject: This paper describes the causes of cost misestimation for major process plants and speculates about why the estimation problem has been so resistant to resolution. preserves cost structure advantages. provides identification of customer differentiation shortfalls.

is a recognized method for classifying the relevant support activities that are relevant to operations tasks. is crucial in understanding cost disadvantages and economies of scale and scope shortfalls.

Understanding cost growth and performance shortfalls in pioneer process plants. RDOE, RAND Corporation for the U.S. Department of Energy. Santa Monica, CA. September. 4 Once oil prices started to rise again in the earlysustainable renewable biofuels became the s.

Based on the pioneer plant cost analysis, the total capital investment for a pioneer plant under both scenario designs is expected to be approximately double that of the nth plant. Therefore, the TCI for a pioneer plant is estimated as $ .Prepare a flow sheet for the process or operation to be estimated, showing all of the major equipment and whatever of the basic auxiliary or general plant facilities that directly affect the process (i.e., boilers for steam; cooling towers; special electric requirements, unusual storage facilities, transportation equipment, etc.).

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