Process Modeling with Aspen HYSYS

Course Details
Get Certified in Process Modeling with Aspen HYSYS


Build, navigate and optimize steady state simulation models using Aspen HYSYS. Utilize a wide variety of unit operation models and calculation tools to model process equipment. Use templates and sub-flowsheets to streamline and organize simulation models. Explore different means of reporting simulation results, including the use of the Aspen Simulation Workbook.

Course participants will be able to:
  • Provide high quality simulation models for process design, operation, and safety studies
  • Furnish a wide library of chemical components and thermodynamic property models
  • Develop core competencies at an accelerated pace
  • Automate engineering workflows with Aspen HYSYS to save valuable project time
  • Discover best practices to realize the full capabilities of Aspen HYSYS
  • Earn Continuing Education Units toward P.E. licensing requirements
  • Get certified through Aspen User Certification program

  • Overview of Aspen HYSYS Process Simulation Overview and Getting Started
  • Propane Refrigeration Loop
  • Refrigerated Gas Plant
  • Reporting in Aspen HYSYS
  • Oil Characterization and HP Separation
  • Two Stage Compression
  • Heat Exchanger Rating
  • Best Practices & Troubleshooting
  • Gas Gathering and Crude Pre-Heat Train
  • NGL Fractionation and Atmospheric Crude Column
  • Gas Dehydration and Vacuum Tower & Heat Integration
  • Acid Gas Package and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Plant (Optional and time permitting)

  • New Engineering graduates/technologists who will be using Aspen HYSYS in their daily work
  • Process engineers doing process design and optimization projects and studies
  • Plant engineers checking plant performance under different operating conditions
  • R&D engineers and researchers using Aspen HYSYS for process synthesis
  • A background in chemical/process engineering, the oil/gas industry, or in petroleum refining
  • Computer with Internet access, webcam and audio capabilities. During the online certification, participants will be required to turn on their webcam
More details on course agenda can be found here.

Date: Virtual Classroom: 8th – 10th, 15th – 17th September 2020 (6 mornings)

Online Certification: 21st September 2020 (morning)

Time: 08:00-12:00 Hrs.
Venue: Virtual Online Classroom
Fee: USD 1,200 per participant (Special rate for June 2020)
*5% VAT will apply

8th - 9th June 2020
10th - 15th June 2020
16th - 17th June 2020
21st June 2020
Process Simulation Overview Perform Oil Characterization and HP Separation Oil & Gas Processing Focus:
  • Build a Gas Gathering System
  • Model an NGL Fractionation Process
  • Model a TEG-based Gas Dehydration Process
Aspen User Certification in Aspen HYSYS
Get Started Model Two-Stage Compression Process Refinery Focus:
  • Construct a Pre-Heat Model
  • Define and Analyze an Atmospheric Crude Column
  • Define and Analyze a Vacuum Tower with Heat Integration
Build a Propane Refrigeration Loop Rate a Heat Exchanger
Model a Refrigerated Gas Plant Best Practices & Troubleshooting
Reporting in Aspen HYSYS

Mr. Albert Vique has over 6 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry and process simulation and optimization (both unit level and LP level) including project support and internal and external training on an international basis. Subject-matter-expert in HYSYS, ABE (Aspen Basic Engineering), FCC-SIM, Petro-SIM and LP sub-modelling. Albert Vique [200x200].jpg

Aspen Technology
Apr 19 – Present

Senior Technical Consultant

  • Customer Support and Training
    • 1st Line support for user at EURA region
    • Software Training and mentoring

KBC Advanced Technologies
Apr 18 – Mar 19

Senior Engineer

  • Review and Implement KPI and best practices on refinery units
  • R&D Development
    • Conceptualization and development of automatic monitoring utilities: Calibration Index
  • Modelled and/or reviewed more than 35 FCC units worldwide
  • Software implementation leader for a German multi-refinery owner
  • Main developer of a FCC-SIM model and LP vector generation for a French Refinery


Influence of oxide additions in Cu-Fe-Co composite powders obtained by mechanical alloying. Materials Science Forum Vols. 783-786 (2014) pp 1548-1553

2013 – 2015

2009 – 2013


Master of Chemical Engineering
University of Barcelona, Spain

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
University of Barcelona, Spain

English, Spanish

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