Crude refining and upgrading

Our extensive experience in Refining and Upgrading gives us a real competitive edge for meeting the requirements of the energy sector.

inelectra has developed over 237 projects and remodeling of facilities for refining and upgrading heavy and extra-heavy crudes in Venezuela, implementing best practices in engineering and project management and using the most innovative technologies.

  • Alkylation
  • Deasphaltization
  • Catalytic reforming
  • Crude and vacuum units
  • Delayed coking
  • Catalytic cracking
  • Gasoil hydrotreatment
  • Hydrocracking
  • Isomerization
  • Naphtha fractionation
  • Handling of residues/heavy crude
  • Sulfur and tail gas recovery
  • Diluent recovery (naphtha)
  • OrimulsionTM formation
  • Visbreaking (viscosity reduction)
  • Waxes
  • Hydrogen
  • Sour waters
  • Relief and venting systems
  • Distributed control systems

The company has provided engineering, procurement and construction services to over 30 refining units in different parts of the world, which process over 1,500,000 barrels a day of crude.