January 2015

Columns

HP Project Management: German refinery successfully modernizes safety system

In September 2014, the Heide refinery in Germany used two weeks of planned downtime at its pyrolysis plant to migrate to new safety systems. The new system emphasized high plant/equipment availability..

Romahn, T., Heide Refinery-Klesch Group; Cisler, M., HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

In September 2014, the Heide refinery in Germany used two weeks of planned downtime at its pyrolysis plant to migrate to new safety systems. The new system emphasized high plant/equipment availability and investment security, while also guaranteeing a smooth changeover. The refinery The Heide refinery is an enterprise of the Klesch Group, and it employs approximately 500 people. The company has a processing capacity of 4.5 MMtpy of crude oil. The refinery was built in 1940, and produces classic mineral oil products, such as automotive gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. In addition, the refinery produces light heating oil along with base materials for the chemical industry. This refinery i

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Hydrocarbon Processing magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Hydrocarbon Processing magazine in print or digital format and gain ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the HP archives per month. $399 for an annual subscription*.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the HP Archive, the HP Process Handbooks, HP Market Data, and more. $1,995 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426*.

*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles

From the Archive

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}