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Client Alberta Synthetic Crude Plant

Location Canada

Sectors Petrochemical and refining

The Challenge

Maintaining production during premature outage 

After the main air blower at a synthetic crude plant failed right before a scheduled turnaround it threatened the 85,000 BPD output. The team needed a solution to keep production levels up when the coker unit had to shut down early.

Project fact file

56 pieces

Electrical distribution equipment

$70m CAD

Losses mitigated by project

150,000 SCFM

Oil-free air provided

The Solution

Providing oil-free air quickly and seamlessly

As time was of the essence Aggreko was able to quickly supply 150,000 SCFM of oil-free air as well as a senior team of process engineers to install 56 pieces of electrical distribution equipment to keep things ticking along as normal.

The Aggreko difference

Making sure you're well equipped during premature failures

The Impact

No service interruption and no lost revenue

The plant maintained maximum feed rates during the temporary, 18-day turnaround and faced no service interruptions which saved them a huge potential loss of $70M Canadian dollars.

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