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MAXIMIZE PROFITABILITY WITH OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

For decades, Audubon Companies has helped clients in the petrochemical and refining market improve their asset and operational performance with integrated solutions. Combining sustainable engineering practices, technical know-how, and advanced technologies, our collaborative approach helps you decrease operational downtime, improve throughput and product quality, and reduce risk.

Our engineering experts have hands-on experience in process plants, material handling facilities, and supporting infrastructure for petrochemical, chemical, polymer refining, and other products. Services range from modifications to existing infrastructure and systems to comprehensive unit upgrades and large-scale facilities design.

Whether you are looking to improve your existing raw feedstock processes, implement an advanced polymerization scheme, or deploy our site-based experts at your location, our design intellect and technical expertise deliver safe, innovative, actionable solutions you can use to boost operational efficiency and increase your profitability.

Project Development

Project development is often a challenging and dynamic pursuit within petrochemical and refinery operations. Our technical services and strategic insight help you build solutions into your process technology and infrastructure for greater efficiency and safety throughout your operation. We leverage decades of experience and multidisciplinary expertise to mitigate product development challenges and expedite your success in rapidly evolving petrochemical and refining environments.

From new ventures to mature operations and facilities, we work with you to improve existing operations and further develop and expand products and processes with greater efficiency at every phase of the project lifecycle—from initial concept to full commissioning and operation.

Strategy and Implementation

Centering on reliability and flexibility, our engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services extend the lifecycle of your assets and ensure compliant, dependable performance.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Turnaround Management 
  • Business Planning & Consulting 
  • Asset Development 
  • Investment Development 
  • Financial Due Diligence Reviews 
  • Risk & Hazard Management and Reviews 
  • Process Safety Management Consulting (HazOps, HazID, LOPA, PHAs) 
    • Hazard & Operability Studies (HazOps)
    • Hazard Identification (HazID)
    • Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
    • Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
  • Financial Analysis 
  • Independent Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Transaction Support 
  • Buy-Side & Sell-Side Analysis 
  • Vendor Management, Including Auditing & Inspection 
  • Procurement Surveillance, Inspection, & Expediting 

EXPERTISE IN REFINING PROCESSES

We collaborate closely with refineries and treatment facilities to design and implement innovative solutions that improve efficiency, reduce waste, and maximize throughput.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Crude & Vacuum Distillation 
  • Hydrotreating & Cracking 
  • Reforming 
  • Catalytic Cracking 
  • Alkylation 
  • Cryogenic Recovery 
  • Amine Treating 
  • Sulfur Recovery 
  • Coking 
  • Isomerization 
  • Hydrogen Plants 
  • Flare-Gas Recovery 
  • Relief Systems 
  • Sour Water Stripping 

Build efficiency and maximize profitability with innovative solutions to complex petrochemical and refining challenges.

PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Column Overfill Mitigation Program | Audubon Companies | Petrochemical and Refining

PETROCHEMICAL & REFINING

COLUMN OVERFILL MITIGATION PROGRAM

Louisiana

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

PETROCHEMICAL & REFINING

NORCO IN-PLANT SUPPORT

Norco, Louisiana

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

PETROCHEMICAL & REFINING

HVGO PIPING UPGRADE AND CW PIPING REPLACEMENT

Texas

USGC Petrochemicals | Audubon Companies |Petrochemical and Refining

PETROCHEMICAL & REFINING

USGC PETROCHEMICAL PROJECTS

Mont Belvieu, Texas