Modular Refining Units


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UOP modular refining solutions provide single-source project management, quick construction in challenging environments and superior quality control for reliable and cost-effective operations. We’ve delivered more than 1,400 fully-engineered and pre-fabricated modular process units delivered to customers around the world. Our expertise and project execution experience can help you manage and monetize resources more effectively.

UOP modular refining solutions are best suited for projects with:

  • Strict product specifications
  • Short project timelines requiring fast track delivery
  • Limited, critical onsite resources
  • Remote locations

Learn How :
UOP’s modular solution doubled gasoline output for one customer. (As seen in PTQ magazine).

6 Easy Questions About Modular Refineries

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One Complete Solution: Integrate UOP Refining Process Units

Our process experience, combined with a modular delivery model, allows you to package select process units into a complete, modular refinery.

UOP’s modular offering includes:

  • Detailed engineering design
  • Procurement of materials and equipment
  • Shop fabrication of modules
  • Site delivery coordination
  • Field advisory services during onsite installation



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UOP Modular Unit Doubles Gasoline Output – PTQ Technology in Action feature

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Shop-built Units Help Ensure High Quality and Low Capital Costs

The UOP CCR Regenerator Section is an integral part of the UOP PlatformingTM and OleflexTM processes. Pre-fabricating the CCR Regenerator section helps ensure high quality and low capital costs for our customers.

  • Commercial Excellence: 68+ UOP Modular CCR Regenerator Sections delivered globally
  • Commercial Longevity: 40+ years of CCR process technology at UOP

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Installation of UOP Modular CCR Regenerator Section

Modular Solutions: Naphtha Upgrading and Benzene Removal

UOP light paraffin isomerization process units
provide high yields, long catalyst life and high on-stream time to produce high-quality gasoline blending components.

As of 2015, more than 343 UOP isomerization process units have been commissioned. Eighteen of those have been delivered as fully-engineered and pre-fabricated modular units.

Modules are shipped complete and ready for installation with:

  • Piping
  • Vessels
  • Heat exchangers
  • Pumps
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical

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UOP Isomerization Processes
UOP Isomerization Catalysts


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UOP Penex Modular Isomerization Unit – 3D Engineering Design

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UOP Penex Modular Isomerization Unit – Completed

Modular Hydrotreating Solutions Help Minimize Capital and Operating Costs

UOP’s naphtha hydrotreating technology is used to remove contaminants from naphtha. The end product can also be used as a gasoline blend stock and as feedstock for petrochemicals production.

UOP modular naphtha hydrotreating units can process up to 30,000 barrels of reforming feed per day.

For over 60 years we’ve been a world-leading provider of distillate hydrotreating technology (DHT). UOP has licensed more than 300 units since the 1950s, including more than 50 units licensed in the last six years.

UOP has the ability to deliver modular DHT units with a capacity of up to 20,000 barrels per day.

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UOP Hydrotreating Catalysts


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UOP Modular DHT Unit

Reliable and Cost-effective Product Treatment

UOP’s Merox™ process technology extracts or converts low molecular weight mercaptans from refinery product streams using a regenerable caustic solution. The Merox portfolio includes technologies that will treat gas, LPG, naphtha, kerosene and jet fuel to meet finished product specifications. UOP has designed and commissioned more than 1,800 Merox process units and these technologies are available for modular delivery.

Modules are shipped complete and ready for installation with:

  • Piping
  • Vessels
  • Heat exchangers
  • Pumps
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical

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UOP Merox Process
UOP Merox Catalysts


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UOP Merox Modular Installation, Africa 2015


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