Trimeric has a long industry of serving the process engineering needs of oil refining clients, and is experienced across the full range of refining technologies.  Services to clients in this area include:


  • Process technology screening, economic evaluation, and process selection
  • Feasibility studies
  • Process technology troubleshooting and revamps
  • Process design packages
  • HAZOP and PHA facilitation and participation
  • Process simulation, develop of process designs, PID, PFD, material balances
  • Regulatory compliance support
  • Project management
  • Waste and water treatment system design and troubleshooting
  • Gas dehydration
  • H2S and CO2 removal technologies


Project Examples:


  • Simulation and design for 14,000 bpd naphtha splitter, followed by debottlenecking design to 20,000 bpd
  • Phase 1 concept review for C5 hydrotreater, butane splitter, and sulfur recovery options
  • Refinery waste water system analysis and revamp design
  • Evaluation of H2S removal and sulfur recovery options for HDS/Hydrotreating project, including comparison of amine/Claus/TGT v. alternatives (e.g., caustic, LRSR, etc.)
  • Emission calculations for various refinery units, SARA Title III quality assurance surveys, training
  • Review of new piping system isometric diagrams
  • Process engineering for expansion of gasoline mixing system
  • Preparation of a process design package for hydrotreater revamp
  • Development of process design packages for H2S-selective caustic scrubbing (short contact time) for refinery fuel gas, and caustic scrubbers capable of H2S removal from SWS overhead vapor
  • Development of design packages for conventional caustic scrubber designs for various refinery gas streams
  • Screening of technologies for sulfur removal from diesel
  • Design of waste water benzene stripper
  • Evaluation of sulfur pit degassing and vapor treating approaches
  • Evaluation/troubleshooting of large scrubbers and vane-style mist elimination