Refining

Our capabilities centre on providing high quality, fit-for-purpose solutions for grassroots projects, revamps, facility expansions or modernisation.
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Wood Group’s process engineers and project managers average more than 20 years in the process industry. With more than 80 revamps completed in the last four years, complex revamps are at the core of our execution strength.

Our experience with well-defined early project phases is a key factor in successfully delivering projects on schedule and under budget. Our experts successfully navigate the complex interactions and implications of modifying multiple units within a single facility. Wood Group’s extensive experience with module design, inspection and logistics reduces field construction costs while improving safety.

Our downstream team has experience with all proprietary and open art refining  technologies. We also offer solid licensor support while remaining technology neutral to provide the best solution possible.

Licensed refining technologies:

  • Fluid catalytic cracking
  • Alkylation
  • Hydrocracking
  • Hydrotreating
  • Catalytic reforming
  • Aromatics extraction
  • FCC Gasoline HDS
  • Isomerization
  • Dimerization
  • Sulfur plants
  • Hydrogen plants
  • Coking
  • Lubes
  • Solvent deasphalting (ROSE)
  • LPG/gasoline mercaptan removal
  • FCC wet gas scrubbing
  • Selective hydrogenation

Open art technologies:

  • Crude distillation
  • Vacuum distillation
  • Hydrotreating
  • Catalytic reforming
  • FCC unit reactor/regenerator modifications
  • FCC product recovery
  • Coker product recovery
  • Coke drum replacement
  • Coker blow down systems
  • LPG fractionation (saturate/unsaturate)
  • Amine treating/regeneration
  • Sour water stripping