Axens to supply advanced technologies for HRRL

09 April 2019

HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Limited (HRRL), a joint venture company between HPCL and the Government of Rajasthan, India, has selected Axens to supply several advanced technologies for its state-of-the-art 9 MTPA integrated refinery and petrochemical complex to be set in Pachpadra Tehsil of Barmer District of Rajasthan. As part of the project, Axens will provide: a naphtha hydrotreating unit; a semi-regenerative reformer; a C5-C6 isomerization unit; a vacuum gasoil hydrotreater; a cracked gasoline selective desulfurization (Prime-G+Ò) unit; a unit for the production of high purity 1-Butene through ethylene dimerization (AlphaButolÒ); a complete Sulfur block consisting of a Claus unit, a tail gas treatment unit (Sultimate™) and a Sour Water Stripping unit, an Amine Regeneration unit and Sulfur handling facilities technologies.

Advanced technologies for HRRL

The scope of Axens’ work includes the supply of process books, catalysts & adsorbents, proprietary equipment, training, and technical services.

AlphaButolÒ is an Axens’ leading technology to produce high purity 1-Butene, a high-value co-monomer used for LLDPE production.

Prime-G+Ò is the worldwide technology leader for the selective desulfurization of FCC Gasoline, recognized worldwide for its best performances, innovative design and catalyst performances.

Axens’ VGO hydrotreatment technology enables to desulfurize the VGO cut and reach the appropriate level of hydrogen, nitrogen and metals contents in order to maximize the performance of the downstream catalytic cracking. With a complete portfolio, Axens proposes a combination of a smart design and optimized catalyst solutions.

Axens offers different advanced and proprietary solutions for sulfur recovery through its acquisition of Prosernat extending its wide processing technologies portfolio and adding more than 450 industrial references in Oil and Gas.