Burckhardt Compressors For Renewable Diesel Production In Sweden

Burckhardt Will Provide Two Fully Packaged API 618 Process Gas Compressors To Preem Refinery

Preem’s Lysekil Refinery (Image Courtesy Of Preem)

Burckhardt Compression will provide two fully packaged API 618 process gas compressors to Preem Refinery (Preem) for its refinery in Lysekil, Sweden. Burckhardt Compression will deliver a make-up gas compressor for the Synsat unit to compress hydrogen gas, and an off-gas compressor for the ICR unit to compress hydrogen-mixed HC gases.

Preem and Topsoe, a process licensor, are collaborating to revamp the Synsat & ICR unit at Preem’s Lysekil refinery. Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology is used to produce renewable diesel, based on various renewable feedstocks, including rapeseed oil. The unit is scheduled to be fully rebuilt by 2024.

Preem is Sweden’s largest refiner with two plants in Gothenburg and Lysekil. The company accounts for 80% of the Swedish refinery capacity and 30% of the Nordic refinery capacity.