Crude oil has to be cleaned, separated, and converted (refined) until the final products suitable for sale are made. These include gas, diesel, heating oil, lubricants, propane, and butane.
These processes often involve complex distillation processes that require precision and reliability. LEWA supports refineries worldwide in various processes, which means that not only is it able to draw on a wealth of expertise, but also on a network of consultants and technicians, who support you on site when installing and operating your distillation plant.
Our tried-and-tested pumps are used in various metering systems, which we build to meet your requirements and commission on your site.
Whether extracting crude oil or refining it further – LEWA products and systems offer solutions for all processes involved in the processing and refining of crude oil.
The diagram shows all the important refining processes. LEWA delivers fully customized plants and systems for almost all of them. Just ask our experts for more information!
Metering of chemicals in refinery processes such as separation/destillation,
|Amine solution||Distillation plant|
|Deposit inhibitor||Distillation plant, reformer system, cracker, coker|
|Tetrachloroethylene||Reformer system, cracker|
|Defoamer||Distillation plant, reformer system, cracker, coker|
|Emulsion breaker||Desalination plant, distillation plant|
|Corrosion inhibitor||Distillation plant, reformer system, cracker|
|Caustic soda (NaOH)||Distillation plant, reformer system|
|Sulfiding agent||Reformer system, cracker|
|Water||Distillation plant, reformer system|
|Antistatic additive, static inhibitor||Filling plant|
|Lubricity improver||Reformer system|
|Pour-point depressant||Distillation plant|
|Colorants, marking agents||Filling plant|
|Lubricity improver||Filling plant|
|Octane booster||Reformer system|
|Oxygen scavenger, oxygen binder||Cracker|
|Hydrogen sulfide scavenger||Desulfurization|
|Wax dispersion agent||Vacuum distillation|
We deliver high-end pumps integrated into complete systems and units for your specific applications. In doing so, we of course rely on the tried-and-tested LEWA quality.
Receive supporting documents and certificates, including the operating instructions, as well as design and test details in different languages.
With our global service network, we take your equipment into operation and provide technical service directly at your location - both onshore and offshore.
LEWA is ISO 9001 certified. Pumps, systems and units are compliant with all major international standards such as, API, ASME, TÜV and many more.
When designing pumps and systems, we rely on computer-based calculations of the fluid dynamics in the pipelines and on appropriate integration of pulsation dampers.
Complete documentation: you will get CAD-based P&IDs as well as isometric drawings and construction plans of all pumps used in your system.
You can rely on over 60 years of experience in the design of pumps, systems and units: During the project phase, we respond flexibly to design changes or adjustments required.
You will get all available information about spare parts (including subcontractors) in your preferred language. Our spare parts service functions quickly and smoothly.
Before starting up the system, we conduct well-documented test runs according to relevant international standards or to your specifications.
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