Oil & Gas Separations


Refineries process crude oil, often to be refined into useful products such as petroleum naphtha, gasoline, diesel fuel, asphalt base, heating oil, kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas.

The hundreds of different hydrocarbon molecules in crude oil are separated in a refinery into components which can be used as fuels, lubricants, and as feedstocks in petrochemical processes that manufacture such products as plastics, detergents, solvents, elastomers and fibers such as nylon and polyesters.Petroleum fossil fuels are burned in internal combustion engines to provide power for ships, automobiles, aircraft engines, lawn mowers, chainsaws, and other machines.

Once oil is separated and purified of any contaminants and impurities, the fuel or lubricant can be sold without further processing.

Pentair can apply highly efficient separations technology to a number of process units within a refinery, including, but not limited to: Naptha hydrotreater, catalytic reformer, distillate hydrotreater, hydrocracker, coking units, alkylation units, amine treaters, and wastewater units.

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