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Plant modernization

 
Over the past years and with more than 45 successfully completed large-size projects EDL has evolved into a specialist for refinery plant revamps in Europe. These complex alterations of plants and plant units to be carried out within short plant shutdown times do not only require a wealth of experience but also very exact preparations. For this EDL has gained extensive know-how and profound professional knowledge.
 

Based on its comprehensive experience in performing revamp projects during TAR/T&I in strict accordance with the tight time schedules EDL is always a reliable partner for the industry and serves its customers when it comes to solving process-related issues throughout the whole project life cycle.

 

The service offer includes:
  • Tailor-made process-related solutions to optimize and upgrade existing plants
  • Active implementation of innovative technologies and new technical solutions
  • Competent and efficient project and site management
  • Preparation and implementation of the most advanced safety-related and environmentally sustainable plant concepts
  • Execution of revamp measures in extremely short shutdown times
  • Precise planning of dismantling and installation activities as well as preparation of detailed logistic concepts for the transport of special equipment

 

Benefits fort he customer:
  • Maximization of plant efficiency with minimum revamp expenditures and shortest shutdown times
  • Increase of product yields
  • Improvement of product qualities
  • Increase of operational safety of the plant
  • Optimization of operating costs
  • Reduction of energy consumption
  • Increase of environmental sustainability

 

By implementing modernization projects customers will get additional value in the long run since market requirements can be fulfilled better and competitiveness can be restored or increased in a short time.

 

 
References - compelling evidence

Revamp-Highlights of the past 5 years:

  • Modification of FCC gas concentration plant, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt (2011)
  • Emission reduction, Refinery, Heide (2011)
  • Crude and vacuum distillation (AWT-6 plant), Russian refinery  (2012)
  • Crude and vacuum distillation (AWT-8 plant), Ukrainian refinery  (2012)
  • FCC plant flexibility, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt (2013)
  • Replacement of vacuum column in vacuum plant, application of deep-cut technology, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt (2013)
  • Crude oil distillation plant RD4, OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Vienna (2014)
  • Capacity increase of butadiene plant, OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Vienna (2014)
  • Modernization of FCC reactor, TOTAL Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland GmbH, Leuna (2014)
  • Alkylation plant, TOTAL Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland GmbH, Leuna (2014)
  • FCC gas postprocessing unit, TOTAL Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland GmbH, Leuna (2014)
  • Medium-pressure desulphurization plant DK2, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt (2014)
  • Replacement of FCC regenerator, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt (2016)
  • Replacement of vacuum column in Crude oil 1 plant, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt (2016)
  • Modernization DEA-2 plant, OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Vienna (2016)
  • Crude oil distillation plant RD4, OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Vienna (2016)
  • Replacement of reactor in Hydrodesulphurisation plant HDS3, OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Vienna (2016)

 

References

PCK shutdown: Crude oil 1 plant just before completion; PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt, 2016
PCK shutdown: The prefabricated modules of the vacuum column 1K6 next to each other
PCK shutdown: Revamp FCC plant, transport of one of the regenerator sections over a temporary bridge, PCK Raffinerie GmbH, Schwedt, 2016
Revamp HDS3 plant, haulage of the reactor; OMV AG, Schwechat
Lifting and fitting of the HDS3-Reaktors without readjustment