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Integrated EPC solutions for an efficient, sustainable petrochemicals and refining industry

The petrochemicals and refining markets remain critical to the world’s economy alongside energy transition initiatives. Plant operators face increasingly complex challenges, such as aging infrastructure, reduced capacity, and tightening regulations. These challenges require knowledgeable experts who can provide innovative solutions for effective and seamless implementation.

For decades, Audubon has been a trusted partner of the petrochemicals and refining markets. Our multidisciplinary team of problem-solvers address the industry’s most demanding projects with proven engineering practices, technical expertise, and state-of-the-art technologies. Now more than ever, we are focusing our capabilities to maximize ROI by decreasing downtime, increasing throughput, improving product quality, and reducing risk.

Experienced solutions for petrochemicals and refining

Audubon’s team has deep roots in both the petrochemicals industry and in downstream oil and gas. We achieve project excellence through hands-on experience gained while working in refineries, process plants, material handling facilities, and supporting infrastructure for petrochemicals, chemicals, polymers, and other products. From large-scale plant expansions to process equipment replacements—our team brings the right expertise to each project, ensuring we meet or exceed your benchmarks for success.

Flexible plant and refinery upgrades for maximum throughput

Audubon’s EPC solutions focus on flexibility with the goal to extend the life cycle of your infrastructure assets without sacrificing dependable performance. By collaborating with your team and understanding your business objectives, we provide customized solutions designed to improve existing operations and processes. Our brownfield engineering services have a proven track record for building greater efficiency and safety into plant operations—resulting in enhanced risk mitigation, streamlined compliance, and increased throughput.

EPC capabilities for petrochemicals and refining

Consulting and risk mitigation capabilities

  • Asset development
  • Investment development
  • Financial due-diligence & analysis
  • Independent merger & acquisition transaction support
  • Buy- & sell-side analysis
  • Risk & hazard review & management
  • Process safety management consulting:
    • Hazard & operability studies (HazOps)
    • Hazard identification (HazID)
    • Layer of protection analysis (LOPA)
    • Process hazard analysis (PHA)

Petrochemical applications

  • Olefins
    • Ethylene
    • Propylene
    • Butene
  • Aromatics
    • Benzene
    • Toluene
    • Xylene isomers


Refining applications

  • Crude & vacuum distillation
  • Hydrotreating & cracking
  • Reforming
  • Fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs)
  • Alkylation
  • Sulfur recovery
  • Isomerization
  • Hydrogen plants

Increase throughput and reduce risk to extend the life cycle of your plant infrastructure.

Project experience

Column Overfill Mitigation Program | Audubon Companies | Petrochemical and Refining

Petrochemicals & Refining

Column Overfill Mitigation Program


Norco In-Plant Support | Audubon Companies | Petrochemical and Refining

Petrochemicals & Refining

Norco In-Plant Support

Norco, Louisiana

HVGO Piping Upgrade and Replacement | Audubon Companies | Petrochemical and Refining

Petrochemicals & Refining

HVGO Piping Upgrade and CW Piping Replacement


USGC Petrochemicals | Audubon | Petrochemical and Refining | Engineering Services

Petrochemicals & Refining

USGC Petrochemical Projects

Mont Belvieu, Texas