Dividing Wall Columns Save CAPEX and OPEX

Dividing Wall Columns (DWCs) are the main segment of GTC’s Advanced Distillation category of business and enhance GTC’s role as a distillation equipment supplier. With DWC technology applying to all business lines of engineering, technology, and equipment design and hardware, Sulzer GTC is able to offer a single-source supply. Although Sulzer GTC is not the […]

Sulzer GTC to Provide Gasoline Production Complex for ABG

Sulzer GTC Technology is providing a gasoline production complex project for ABG (Al Barham Group Companies) for the refining and distribution of petroleum products. The grassroots complex will process 12,000 BPD of straight run naphtha (SRN) and untreated natural gasoline (UNG) blend feed to produce high octane gasoline meeting Euro-V specifications. The plant will be […]

Successful Start-up of Process Unit at LUKOIL Perm Krai

Alok Saxena – Managing Director/Sulzer GTC India, Ashish Kumar Shah – Technology Process Manager/Sulzer GTC India, and Konstantin Churkin – Licensing Sales Engineer/Sulzer GTC Russia recently concluded a successful performance guarantee test run (PGTR) at LUKOIL, Perm Krai, Russia, for their GT-BTX℠ unit, after a new Heavy Hydrocarbon Removal System was installed. Testing indicates that the unit’s […]

Successful Start-up at YASREF Plant

Sulzer GTC Technology recently provided the design and oversaw the commissioning of an Olefin Saturation unit for Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) Ltd., a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec).  YASREF is a world-class, full-conversion refinery that covers about 5.2 million square meters in the Yanbu Industrial City (Saudi Arabia), […]

Sulzer GTC Beijing Completes Hengli Tower Installation

Sulzer GTC Beijing recently completed the installation and inspection of tower internals for a GT-BTX℠ unit at Hengli Petrochemical’s facility in Dalian, China. This complex has the world’s largest aromatics extraction units with a combined capacity of 3MMTA of benzene, toluene and xylenes. Two identical series of internals met client approval after Sulzer GTC field […]

Conference Calling

GTC’s conference participation has been very active this fall. DA 2018 is a conference for Distillation and Absorption held every four years in Florence, Italy.  Radu Ignat, Head of Advanced Distillation Technology/Sulzer GTC Romania, made an oral presentation as well as two ‘poster’ presentations with the emphasis on GTC’s dividing wall column processes. Meanwhile at […]

Welcome to the United States

Sulzer GTC Technology congratulates three members of our Houston office that became naturalized citizens of the U.S. in 2018.  Charlie Chou, Director of Proposals; Isabel Mao, Chemical Trading Manager; and Sachin Joshi, Director of Licensing/Middle East & India, each came to America with high hopes for the future.  They got their college degrees, and are […]

Sulzer GTC Holds Seminar at IRPC Americas in Houston

As a sponsor of the International Refining & Petrochemicals Conference (IRPC) Americas, Sulzer GTC hosted over 60 guests at a pre-conference seminar on September 24 in Houston.  A variety of Sulzer GTC technologies were presented. Topic Presenter Intro to GTC Joe Gentry GT-BTX Charlie Chou GT-BTX PluS Sachin Joshi/Gary Martin GT-DWC Gary Martin/Roomi Kalita Isomalk […]

Sulzer GTC Isom Unit Exceeding All Expectations at BPCL Refinery

Sulzer GTC Technology’s NHT and Isomerization unit for the Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Ltd. (BPCL) refinery in Mumbai, India, has exceeded all performance expectations since start-up on July 8, 2017. The unit, utilizing low-temperature Isomalk-2℠ process technology, produces an isomerate gasoline blend stock component. The overall process includes a naphtha hydrotreating and fractionation section, and isomerization […]