Fluor has been in the forefront of the development of petroleum residue hydroconversion. Fluor is very active in both H-Oil and LC-Fining, having engineered the original ebullated bed hydroprocessing demo unit and performed full EPC for the first H-Oil unit. In 2002, Fluor competed a complex LC-Finer unit that integrated a wide range hydrotreater and several other first of a kind enhancements, which allowed higher conversion than otherwise attainable for the Client. Start-up was near flawless.
Fluor's hydroprocessing technology assists Clients in developing and improving their processing technologies through engineering and constructing first-of-a-kind pioneer plants.