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CUSTOMIZABLE SOLUTION




Technical solutions tailored to any client need

Our solutions are fully customised around your specific needs and priorities, in order to guarantee the maximum flexibility and system efficiency.

SAFETY & RELIABILITY




Advanced safety and reliability solutions to guarantee the maximum standard of productivity

Safety and a high degree of reliability are our priorities for all our design and solutions. Each process solution is screened through several safety analysis before being implemented.

ENVIROMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY




Our technical solutions aim to the minimisation of waste product and energy consumption

Our design includes our committment to the environment, guaranteeing the minimul level of waste and optimising the feedstock value.

Refinery

Experience and efficiency in refining process design are essential to improve economics and achieve maximum profitability, especially when the process needs to accommodate a variable feedstock composition or an increased flexibility of the system.

CONSER, thanks to its full range experience in planning and design of petroleum processing units, has successfully completed more than 400 refinery revamping and upgrading projects.

Alone or in combination with qualified partners, CONSER can offer extremely efficient and up to date solutions for the needs of the refinery industries.
The specialized services offered by CONSER to the refinery industry include:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Complete process design for new units
  • Energy saving and recovery project
  • Revamping, debottlenecking and modernisation of existing systems
  • Troubleshooting
  • Test runs and assistance to operation


The experience of CONSER is extended also to ethylene plant design and revamping over more than 30 years.

The references and “know-how” of CONSER in petroleum processing technology can be explored using the process chart here below.

Crude Distillation Unit
  • Crude Distillation Unit

     

    CONSER offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of Topping units.

    In addition to process design for new units, Topping projects carried-out by CONSER would typically include the following technical aspects:

    • Design of units with different crude feedstock ranging from Middle East to North African and South American
    • Debottlenecking and innovation studies
    • Optimization of plant operating conditions specifically tailored to the Client’s or to the market requirements
    • Heat recovery analysis for energy saving
    • Optimization of the thermal profile in the main fractionator for maximum recovery of distillate up to 410°C TBP cut on crude
    • Improvement of unit reliability

     

     

     

Catalytic Cracking
  • Catalytic Cracking

     

    CONSER offers relevant experience and know-how in revamping of Catalytic Cracking units by a deep practical knowledge of the effects of the operating parameters in the reaction and fractionation sections.
    Catalytic cracking projects carried-out by CONSER include:

    • Revamping and modernization studies
    • Improvement of product fractionation
    • Optimization of gas concentration section to maximize LPG recovery
    • Arrangement of main fractionation system to improve products quality and capacity by debottlenecking of gas compressor performances
    • High purity propylene production by low level heat available from process stream

     

     

     

Vacuum Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation

     

    CONSER offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of Vacuum Units.

    In addition TO new units design, typical Vacuum distillation projects carried-out by CONSER include the following:

    • Revamping and modernization studies
    • Optimization of TBP Cut Point vs. Con Carbon Residue and metal content by proprietary mathematical model
    • Selection of wet or dry operation based on Client’s requirements
    • Straight-run or Visbroken tar feedstock
    • Deep cut-point technology

     

     

     

Distillate HDS
  • Distillate HDS

     

    CONSER offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of Middle distillate HDS units.

    The CONSER process is supported by a relevant experience and know how in HDS units design and by a deep knowledge of the performances of proven catalysts in different operating conditions.
    CONSER experience covers also VGO HDS/Mild Hydrocracking operation.

    In addition to the complete design of new units, HDS projects carried-out by CONSER typically include the following:

    • Debottlenecking and modernization studies
    • Improvement of performances to meet gasoil specifications (sulfur, cetane, aromatics)
    • Selection of optimum catalyst
    • Design for feedstocks ranging from 100% straight-run to 100% cracked gasoil
    • Influence of hydrogen purity

     

     

     

Gasoline and Light Ends Units
  • Gasoline and Light Ends Units

     

    CONSER has wide and proven experience in the design of distillation systems for refinery applications with particular concern to Gasoline and Light Ends products.
    The know how acquired through years of experience permits CONSER to select the best arrangement, optimizing product quality and operating costs.

    Typical projects carried out by CONSER include:

    • Design of new units
    • Revamping and modernization studies
    • Optimization of gasoline splitting to obtain isomerization feed cut
    • Optimization of gasoline splitting to minimize benzene precursors in reformer feed
    • Splitting of reformate gasoline
    • Propane/propylene splitters with/without heat pump
    • Optimum arrangement for maximum LPG recovery
    • Optimization of operating conditions for energy saving and/or increased capacity

     

     

     

Naphtha HDT-Catalytic Reforming
  • Naphtha HDT-Catalytic Reforming

     

    CONSER offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of Naphtha HDT/Catalytic Reforming units.
    The CONSER process is supported by a relevant experience and know how in design and by a deep knowledge of the performances of proven catalysts in different operating conditions.

    HDT/Reforming projects carried out by CONSER typically include the following:

    • Design of new units
    • Revamping and modernization studies
    • Evaluation of influence of cracked naphtha on the performances of HDT unit
    • Evaluation of influence of operating pressure on the performances of Reforming unit

     

     

     

Visbreaking-Thermal Cracking
  • Visbreaking-Thermal Cracking

     

    CONSER, in association with qualified suppliers of cracking furnaces, offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of Visbreaking/Thermal Cracking units.
    The CONSER processes are supported by a relevant experience and know how in design of VSB/TC units and by a deep practical knowledge of the effect of the operating parameters.

    In addition to the process design for new VSB/TC the units, projects carried-out by CONSER would typically include:

    • Revamping and modernization studies
    • Improvement of yield by recycle operation
    • Troubleshooting (namely: fouling in column and heat exchangers)
    • Operation with/without reaction chamber
    • Experienced design of quench system
    • Straight-run and cracked feedstocks for thermal cracking
    • Atmospheric and vacuum residue feedstocks for Visbreaking

     

     

     

Middle Distillate Dewaxing MDDW
  • Middle Distillate Dewaxing MDDW

     

    CONSER, in collaboration with MOBIL RESEARCH, offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of Middle Distillate Dewaxing (MDDW).
    CONSER has a leading position in design of MDDW units due to a strict cooperation with MOBIL RESEARCH starting from the first commercial application of the technology.

    MDDW projects carried out by CONSER typically include the following:

    • Process design of new units
    • Revamping of HDS units to MDDW operation
    • Revamping of HDS units to combined MDDW/HDS operation
    • Design for gasoil feedstock from Middle east crudes to high paraffinic crudes

     

     

     

Gas Treating
  • Gas Treating

     

    CONSER offers technology for the complete design (Basic Process Book) of gas treating units.
    Projects are supported by the know how and experience of CONSER alone or in collaboration with selected partners.

    In addition to the design of new units, typical gas treating projects carried-out by CONSER include the following:

    • Selection of the most appropriate solvent depending on specific application (MEA, DEA, MDEA, DGA, UCARSOL, GAS SPEC)
    • Troubleshooting (corrosion, foaming)
    • Debottlenecking towards increased capacity and energy savings
    • Drying and purification for petrochemical applications

     

     

     

Ethylene
  • Ethylene

     

    CONSER has devoted considerable efforts in the upgrading and modernization of existing steam cracker units.
    The experience and know how accumulated on design and on operational parameters under varying conditions provides CONSER with a relevant position in the art of olefin technology upgrading.

    • The experience of CONSER in ethylene plant design and revamping extends over more than 30 years.
    • Design features which have been incorporated in existing plants include the following:
    • Optimum recovery of the heat available from the pyrolysis furnace effluent stream
    • Addition of low level waste heat recovery facilities
    • Improved integration of the heat requirements in the process with the heat available in the quench system
    • Reduction of pressure drop at the interstages of the compression system
    • Increase of the number of the distillate and condensate strippers to reduce the recycle to the compressor system
    • Improved demethanized feed system by multifeed chilling and prefractionation to decrease refrigeration duties
    • Incorporation of turboexpander - recompressor in the demethanizer overhead to reduce the cryogenic refrigeration load
    • Reduce the consumption of energy in the deethanizer by increasing the number of trays and using inter-reboiler
    • Increase the efficiency of the ethylene fractionation tower employing external refrigeration circuits for reboiling and condensing
    • Improved selective hydrogenation systems
    • Improved integration of the process units with the utilities systems
    • Improved valorization of the co-products as polymer grade propylene, C4 fractions, pyrolysis gasoline, aromatics, etc..