Pemex Refining celebrates two service contracts for the new refinery in Tula

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Pemex Refining companies held with Axens North America, Inc. and Jacobs Nederland BV service contracts for the execution of the process design packages, licenses and technical assistance from diesel hydrotreater plants and sulfur recovery, respectively, for new refinery in Tula, Hidalgo.

The engineering for gas oil hydrodesulphurizer that Axens will develop a processing capacity of 121,000 barrels per day and will produce diesel with low sulfur and polyaromatic compounds, which will load the catalytic cracking plant (FCC).

This unit will have a design process that will ensure safe and reliable operation, with high levels of automation and a high duty cycle.

The technologies selected schema has "EquiFlow TM "and ACE TM (Advanced Catalytic Engineering) Axens, which was the most suitable in the evaluation process of technological alternatives that Pemex Refining conducted with the participation of the Mexican Institute of Petroleum . Moreover, in its design uses catalysts and reactors with internal generation technology developed by Axens.

Moreover, the company Jacobs Nederland BV will implement the package of services for the sulfur recovery plant with processing capacity of 1,920 tons per day.

It is noteworthy that during the selection of technologies for this plant, participated licensors market leaders, for processes in sulfur recovery efficiencies of up to 99.2 percent, according to project requirements.

The new plant will be divided into three trains with a capacity to process 640 tons per day, each, will have a high thermal integrity to an overall global energy within international standards and the recovered sulfur reach a purity of 99.9 percent, with what shall fully comply with environmental requirements demanded by the NOM-148-SEMARNAT-2006.

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