Hydrocracker Refurbishment

Client: North Refineries Company, Iraq

Value: US$ 37.5 Million

Scope: Health checks study, material supply, rehabilitation, upgrading, commissioning and operation of the following refinery units. Hydrocracker unit (38,000 BPSD Capacity), hydrogen generation unit (72,500 NM3/Hr Capacity), vacuum distillation unit (250 M3/Hr Capacity). A major part of O&GSGL’s scope of work on this project was the repair of massive internal defects in six reactors that had lain idle for more than a decade. This involved the deployment of critical equipment to undertake hydrogen evacuation, in-situ metallography and hardness checks and subsequent stress relieving. We also refurbished all high pressure systems, centrifugal process compressor with associated high pressure piping, other inline pumps and equipment. The whole Plant was successfully refurbished, commissioned and tested for operation at their designed load to our clients' satisfaction. This job of totalling 2.2 million field man-hours was executed with zero loss safety man-hours.

Status: Completed