Ecopetrol successfully started-up the HDT Complex Project with Axens’ Technologies
Axens scope of work included license, optimization studies, basic process engineering, and consulting services during the EPC phase for a complex of 7 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.
Prime-D™ and Prime G+™ are proprietary names of Axens, a leader in clean fuels technologies. Up to date, 185 Prime-G+™ licenses and 112 Prime-D™ licenses have been awarded.