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Commissioning Support for Total Refinery Antwerp MHC Hydrocracker
31 Mar 2017

Commissioning & Startup support for Total Refinery Antwerp

The Total Refinery Antwerp Optara project is a major investment project including new MHC Hydrocracker and SDA Solvent DeAsphalting Unit further works entails ARDS Atmospheric Residue Desulphurisation Unit ARDS1/2, Sour Water Stripper.

Scope and Services

Global Energy is providing experienced Commissioning & Startup Supervisors for this major refinery project. The activities entails P&ID review plant verification, Witnessing pre-commissioning, verification and punchout, gross air leak testing and re-instatements. Prepare commissioning by compiling method statements procedures for (tightness) MOP procedure. Execute and supervise the OTP functional test for pumps and systms.

SDA Solvent De Asphalting Unit

The first component of the optimization project known as Optara project involves the installation of a SDA Solvent De-Asphalting unit

MHC Mild Hydrocracking Unit

MHC Mild Hydrocracking unit at the refinery to convert heavy fuel oil into Desulphurised Diesel and Ultra-low Sulphur Heating oil. The existing ARDS atmospheric residue desulphurisation unit will also be upgraded as part of the project.

Refinery Offgas Project

The second major component of the project involves the installation of a new refinery off gas (ROG) unit with a saturated gas train and an unsaturated gas train to convert the off-gas from the refinery into low-cost petrochemical feedstock, replacing the oil-based naphtha feedstock currently employed at the two petrochemical plants. The existing naphtha cracker unit