The BP refinery in Castellon (Spain) has two units that require regeneration on a yearly basis. And so each year BP rents from Atlas Copco Rental two PNS1250 oil-free compressors together with fuel tanks and a technician stays on site in case of emergencies.
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It is extremely important to minimize the number of days the regeneration operation takes to let the refinery capture the maximum margin of every crude oil barrel. By using high pressure air compressors, we can increase operating pressure and the quantity of air, making the coke burn faster ... For every regeneration we prefer Atlas Copco compressors because of their competitive price and very reliable equipment. This allows a faster operation in safe conditions.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. The Group serves customers with innovative compressors, vacuum solutions and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. Atlas Copco develops products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 180 countries. In 2015, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK 102 (BEUR 11) and more than 43 000 employees.
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