Hydrocarbon Processing

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Overview
Overview

Hydrocarbon Processing is one of the most demanding industries in the world.  High levels of productivity must be achieved while constantly maintaining the very highest safety standards. Effective gas analysis is a critical component of all HP processes, typically requiring a wide range of measurements to ensure the safe, optimized running of the process.

As the world leader in gas analysis, Servomex analyzers and systems are used extensively in midstream and downstream HP processes covering refining and the production of chemicals, petrochemicals, natural gas and fuels. Our rugged, resilient analyzers are custom designed to perform in the most extreme process conditions; our expertise, combined with a detailed applications knowledge, ensures the best gas analysis solution is delivered to your plant.

Supported by a global network of Service and Support, Servomex guarantees operational safety, product quality and process efficiency. That’s why we’re chosen with confidence by HP operators worldwide.

Whatever your HP process, we have the gas analysis solution to support you. Talk to Servomex today.

Application types
Application types

Reliable measurements are needed to manage many process requirements. These range from optimizing the safety and effectiveness of a process, to controlling combustion or reducing emissions. Servomex provides HP operators measurements that meet the five different types of applications customers require:

  • Combustion Control
  • Emissions Monitoring
  • Process Control 
  • Process Safety
  • Quality Control

Support for each application type ranges from single-analyzer, single-point solutions, to complex multi-analyzer systems, that deliver multiple measurements throughout a process.

Control and safety measurements for process oxygen are delivered through the SERVOTOUGH Oxy 1900 and OxyExact 2200 analyzers, while the abilities of the SERVOTOUGH SpectraExact 2500, to measure corrosive, toxic and flammable samples streams, makes it ideal for a range of process and combustion applications. Efficient combustion control for boilers, crackers and furnace is critical: Through the SERVOTOUGH FluegasExact 2700 combustion analyzer and SERVOTOUGH LaserSP 2900 TDL monitor, Servomex offers the industry-leading solution for safe, efficient combustion control.  

Rapidly changing environmental legislation means Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) are mandatory in most Power Generations processes. We offer simultaneous monitoring for a range of flue gases through the SERVOPRO 4900 CEMS analyzer, our proven multi-gas emissions analyzer. 

Finally, the effective measurement of hydrocarbons C1-C5+ are now covered through the revolutionary real-time measurements provided by the SERVOTOUGH SpectraScan 5400 light hydrocarbon analyzer.

Need help selecting the right measurement for your application? Talk to Servomex today

Customer processes
Customer processes

Servomex has gas analyzers and systems for extensive range of HP processing, including:

HP - Petrochemicals

  • Acetylene
  • Acrylonitrile
  • Butadiene
  • Butylenes
  • Ethyl Chloride
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene Dichloride (EDC)
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Polyethylene
  • Polypropylene
  • Propane Dehydrogenation
  • Propylene
  • Propylene Oxide
  • Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)
  • Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM)
  • Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Natural Gas - Compressor Station
  • Natural Gas - Field Production
  • Natural Gas - Pipelines 
  • Natural Gas Liquid (NGL)
  • Processing, Treatment and Fractionation

HP - Chemical Production

  • Acetaldehyde
  • Acetic Acid
  • Acetic Anhydride
  • Acetone
  • Acrylonitrile
  • Adhesives
  • Adipic Acid
  • Ammonia / Fertiliser
  • Aniline
  • Benzene
  • Butane
  • Butyl Acetate
  • Calcium Nitrate
  • Caprolactam/Adipic Acid/Nylon
  • Carbon Black
  • Carbon Disulfide
  • Carbon Tetrachloride
  • Carbonyl Sulfide
  • Caustic
  • Chlorine (Chlor-alkali)
  • Chlorobenzene
  • Coal to Chemical
  • Elemental Sulfur
  • Explosives
  • Flare Monitoring
  • Formaldehyde
  • Graphite
  • Halothane
  • Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Inks
  • Isocyanides
  • Kyoto N2O
  • Maleic Anhydride
  • Methane
  • Methanol
  • Methyl Bromide
  • Methyl Diisocyanate (MDI)
  • Methyl Methacrylate
  • Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE)
  • Nitric Acid
  • Pesticides
  • Phosgene
  • Phthalic Anhydride
  • Plastics
  • Polycarbonate
  • Polyester Fiber
  • Polyurethane
  • Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Pure Terephthalic Acid (PTA)
  • Sealants/coatings
  • Soda Ash
  • Styrene
  • Sulfuric Acid
  • Syngas/Coal
  • Syngas/Methane
  • Syngas/Petroleum Coke
  • Tire Manufacturing
  • Titanium Dioxide (TiO2)
  • Toluene
  • Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI)
  • Tyvek
  • Urea/Fertilizer 
  • Urethane
  • Xylene

HP – Refining and Fuels

  • Alkylation
  • Aromatic Recovery
  • Crude Distillation
  • Delay Coker Unit
  • Fluid Cat Cracker (FCCU)
  • Fuel gas
  • Gas Recovery - Processing and Separation
  • Hydrocracker
  • Hydrogen units
  • Hydrotreating - Desulfurization
  • Lube Oil dewaxing
  • Marine Vapor Recovery/Incineration
  • Merox - Mercaptan Oxidation
  • Pressure Swing Absorption
  • Reformer
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU)
  • Utilities
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Visbreaking Unit