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Ecopetrol starts up the HDT Complex Project

By Gerald Ondrey |

Ecopetrol S.A. (Bogotá, Columbia; www.ecopetrol.com.co) has successfully started-up two new units for the production of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (Prime-D) and Ultra Low Sulfur Gasoline (Prime-G+), as part of its Hydrotreating Project (HDT) at its Barrancabermeja Refinery, located in the Santander department of Colombia. Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France; www.axens.net) scope of work included license, optimization studies, basic process engineering, and consulting services during the EPC phase for a complex of seven process units and their interconnections. The HDT Complex incorporates: a diesel hydrotreater (Prime-D), a gasoline hydrotreater (Prime-G+), a sulfur recovery unit (SRU) a tail-gas treatment unit (Clauspol), a new amine-regeneration unit (ARU), a new sour-water stripping unit (SWS) and a new hydrogen-production unit (HPU). The HDT Complex brings the Colombian fuels production compliant to the latest environmental regulations using the best sulfur-free technologies available in the market.
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