TÜPRAŞ İZMİR REFINERY METHANATOR SECTION

LOCATION
İzmir, Turkey

CLIENT
TÜPRAŞ, Turkish Petroleum Refineries Co., Inc.

CONTRACTOR
N/A

COMMENCEMENT
November 2008

COMPLETION
April 2009

Methanator Section Project has been planned in order to reduce the carbon monoxide content in the Units’ make up hydrogen gas which is produced in the PENEX unit in Tüpraş İzmir Refinery

The basic engineering design works have been prepared by UOPLLC company. All detailed engineering works have been carried out by Tekfen Engineering Co., Inc.

The main equipments in the unit are following;

  • D-9051 Methanator Heater
  • R-9051 Methanator Reactor
  • E-9051 Methanator Exchanger
  • E-9052 Methanator Heater
  • E-9053 Methanator Cooler
  • L-9051 HP Steam Desuperheater
  • L-9052 Lube Oil Mist Eliminator

The size of the unit is approximately 20x20 m length and there are 16 different Tie-in Points. All detailed engineering activities such as preparing specifications, drafting all isometrics, layouts, foundation and steel structure details, instrument diagrams and calculations for engineering disciplines including piping, mechanical, civil, instrument, electrical and process have been performed by Tekfen Engineering Co., Inc.