Crude oil refinery

High efficiency, low costs and a focus on sustainability are essential factors for staying competitive in the oil refining business. Alfa Laval’s solutions for refineries offer a straightforward way to improve profitability while ensuring maximal reliability and product quality. Partner up with us and benefit from our experience and know-how. Together with your process engineers, our experts create highly efficient solutions that will take your refinery to the next level.

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Process optimization services

When partnering with Alfa Laval, you get access to a range of process optimization services, covering all stages of your project from initial idea generation, through the feasibility-and basic design study, to installation and commissioning of our equipment.

Working closely with licensors, engineering companies and end-users, Alfa Laval’s refinery team bring world-leading expertise in process optimization to all types of refinery projects, maximizing the probability of project success and ROI.

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Rethink your processes

Alfa Laval’s solutions for refineries offer many new possibilities that allow you to improve your plant’s operational efficiency, reduce CAPEX for new investments and minimize your environmental footprint. We have helped refineries around the world optimize a wide range of processes.


Rethink equipment

Alfa Laval offers a wide range of products characterized by high efficiency and reliability that are ideal for use in refineries. Thanks to our long industry experience we know exactly how to design solutions that maximize performance and the cycle length of your processes.

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Rethink service

We support you with all types of services and training required for high performance and maximal ROI throughout the lifespan of your investment. With Alfa Laval as your service partner, you ensure reliable uptime and high efficiency while keeping total cost of ownership to a minimum.

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Maximal process efficiency

  • Higher production capacity
  • Improved product yield and quality
  • Higher energy efficiency
  • Improved reliability
  • Lower life cycle cost

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Minimal project CAPEX

  • Lower costs for process equipment
  • Simplified process configuration
  • Reduced installation costs
  • Optimal solutions for modular design

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  • Lower energy consumption
  • Reduced emissions
  • Minimal cooling water consumption
  • Lower material usage

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Stories & articles

Learn how the Alfa Laval refinery team has helped optimize processes in numerous refineries around the world. With our well-proven solutions, we can help you maximize the return on your refinery investments whether you are planning a revamp or a greenfield plant.

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How can you get more from refinery processes while putting less energy in? With crude distillation and naphtha hydrotreatment in focus, our experts will lay out the possibilities – and an idea of how much you could save.


Sustainable solutions

Imagine a more sustainable world. A world where it takes less to produce even more. A world where we efficiently meet our growing energy demands and simultaneously reduce CO2 emissions. Imagine a world where we can harness the power of natural resources, while preserving them at the same time. At Alfa Laval, we don’t just imagine this world. We’re building it – together with our customers and our partners.

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Optimal process design

Hear from Alfa Laval’s Eva Andersson and Wivika Laike about how our solutions can help you increase the profitability and sustainability of your refinery.


Upcoming event

Meet us at ERTC in Lisbon, Portugal

Join us at ERTC 2024, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal on 11 – 14 November 2024. We hope to see you there to discuss the short, medium, and long-term issues affecting the industry.

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Alfa Laval energy news on Linkedin

Learn how our solutions, and the support we can offer as your partner, can help identify new possibilities to get more out of existing process applications and how we can help your business grow in the right way by achieving your full sustainable potential. On our showcase page you can keep up to date with our latest innovations and solutions and the work we do within clean energy, energy efficiency, and the circular economy.

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