Crude oil refinery
Energy costs represent one of the largest production costs for crude oil refineries. This makes energy efficiency improvement one of the most important ways to reduce costs, increase earnings and improve the bottom line. Alfa Laval’s solutions for refineries offer a straightforward way to maximize profit while ensuring product quality and maximum yield.
Explore by refinery application
Process optimization services
When partnering with Alfa Laval, you get access to a range of process optimization services for oil refineries, 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 brings world-leading expertise in process optimization to all types of oil refinery projects, maximizing the probability of project success and ROI.
Maximal process efficiency
- Higher production capacity
- Improved product yield and quality
- Higher energy efficiency
- Improved reliability
- Lower life cycle cost
Minimal project CAPEX
- Lower costs for process equipment
- Simplified process configuration
- Reduced installation costs
- Optimal solutions for modular design
Rethink your processes
Alfa Laval’s solutions and equipment for oil refineries offer many new possibilities that allow you to optimize your plant’s operational efficiency, reduce CAPEX for new investments and minimize your environmental footprint. We have helped oil refineries around the world optimize a wide range of processes.
Alfa Laval offers a wide range of oil refinery equipment 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.
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 oil refinery equipment ownership to a minimum.
Stories & articles
Learn how the Alfa Laval refinery team has helped optimize processes in numerous oil 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.
How can you optimize and get more from oil 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.
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.
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.
Optimize your condensing services
Our new solutions can help you make big savings and improve performance in your refinery. They also make it possible to recover much of the low-grade energy that would otherwise be wasted.
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.
Save your energy – from start to finish!
Benefit from Alfa Laval’s decades of experience of working with EPC projects and your end customers. We can support you throughout the project to make sure your customers get the optimal heat exchanger package.
Featured videos and animations
See how you can improve sustainability with Alfa Laval Compabloc and Spiral products, unique innovations that Alfa Laval has developed based on decades of experience in thermal transfer.