Burckhardt Compression Reciprocating Compressors
Burckhardt Compression specializes in customized reciprocating compressors systems for different segments in the oil and gas industry. These segments include upstream oil & gas, marine applications, gas transport & storage, refinery, petrochemical/chemical industry, industrial gases as well as compressor components & services.
The company’s high-quality compressor components and the full range of services help customers to minimize lifecycle costs of their reciprocating compressor systems worldwide.
Compressors for upstream oil & gas applications
Burckhardt Compression offers compressor solutions for a wide range of applications in the offshore and onshore industries.
The exploration and production of oil and natural gas requires an array of compressors to meet the demanding requirements of that industry. The company offers tailored reciprocating compressor solutions for upstream oil & gas.
Solutions for industrial gas transport and storage
Burckhardt Compression offers unique, cost-efficient solutions for marine boil-off gas (BOG) handling, including reliquefaction and gas injection for two-stroke and four-stroke engines. In addition, the company develops compressor solutions for import and export terminals as well as FSRUs.
Process gas compressors in oil refineries
Burckhardt Compression offers process gas compressors with lowest lifecycle costs and the highest possible availability for all relevant oil refining processes that require gas. The enhanced maintainability of its systems, enables refineries to reduce maintenance costs as well as compressor down-time. Besides the development of new compressor systems, Burckhardt Compression offers a wide range of compressor services such as system overhauls, revamps and high-quality components, for all reciprocating compressors.
Cost-efficient reciprocating compressors for the petrochemical and chemical industry
Burckhardt Compression offers several solutions with individual, highly reliable reciprocating compressors for a wide range of applications in the petrochemical and chemical industries.
The company is market leader in compressor systems for low density polyethylene (LDPE) and uses its profound know-how to develop specific, highly efficient compressor solutions for most petrochemical and chemical gas applications.
Compressors for processing industrial gases
The end market for industrial gases encompasses sectors such as metallurgy, chemical, energy generation and healthcare.
Burckhardt Compression’s high-performance compressors are used in a wide variety of applications to process industrial gases.
Integrated services for reciprocating compressors
Burckhardt Compression’s services division provides various services for reciprocating compressors. Original spare parts supported by the company’s manufacturing guarantees stand for superior quality and ensure low lifecycle costs and optimal operation of compressor systems.
The company’s internal specialists are supported by advanced software tools, which can be used to model, calculate and optimize reciprocating compressors made by other manufacturers. The team is also very proficient in resolving highly complex technical problems cost-effectively and efficiently.
A highly motivated team completes refurbishment projects to the full satisfaction of customers and can prolong the operating life of older compressors by retrofitting them with the latest technology.
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Burckhardt Compression is pleased to announce that it will deliver its innovative Laby® Compressor system for a new Monoethylene Glycol plant (MEG) in Lake Charles, Louisiana, which is slated to become the largest of its kind in the US upon completion.Read more
Swiss firm Burckhardt Compression is pleased to announce it was selected to carry out modernisation works on MOL Petrochemicals' third-party Hyper Compressor at its low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant in Tiszaújváros, Hungary, which has been in operation since 1991.Read more
Burckhardt Compression is pleased to announce its involvement in an ongoing shipment of US shale gas to INEOS' petrochemical site in Grangemouth, Scotland.Read more
Burckhardt Compression completed the acquisition of a 60% stake in Shenyang Yuanda Compressor Co., Ltd. as announced on March 11, 2016.Read more
Burckhardt Compression has modernised its existing training centre at its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland. Hands-on training can now be obtained on the Laby®, process gas and hyper compressors together with theoretical education. The new training centre, with a surface areaRead more
Burckhardt Compression was appointed by Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC) to deliver a Laby® (labyrinth piston) compressor for their methanol project in Baroda, Gujarat state, India. Delivery of the Laby compressor will take place end of September 2010. The compressoRead more
Burckhardt Compression recorded an order from Braskem in Porto Alegre, Brazil, to deliver a new frame for their existing F10 hyper compressor that was manufactured almost 30 years ago under the license of Burckhardt Compression. The order includes the delivery of internals and auxiliaries, such aRead more
Due to the unique labyrinth technology of labyrinth piston (Laby®) compressors and the company's significant experience in cryogenic applications, Burckhardt Compression has been awarded two orders by PetroChina to deliver six compressors to LNG terminals in Rudong and Dalian, China.Read more
Burckhardt Compression Awarded Two Orders for Hyper Compressors for LDPE Plants in Middle East and South America
Burckhardt Compression has been awarded two major orders including a Hyper Compressor and a Process Gas Compressor for LDPE plants in Qatar and Venezuela. Burckhardt Compression received two orders to deliver a K10 Hyper Compressor for LDPE plants in Qatar and Venezuela. Each order alsoRead more
Burckhardt Compression has received a follow-up order for four dry-running Process Gas Compressors to be delivered to the Syzran refinery in Russia. Burckhardt Compression recorded an order from OJSC Syzran Refinery, a subsidiary of OJSC Rosneft Oil Company in Russia, to deliver four PrRead more
Burckhardt Compression has received an order for three Laby® compressors to be delivered to Gijon, Spain, for the LNG receiving terminal at the port of El Musel. Burckhardt Compression recorded an order from Enagás to deliver three Laby (labyrinth piston) compressors for the lRead more
Burckhardt Compression has received an order from Indonesia to repair another brand's labyrinth piston compressor after an emergency incident. The compressor was used to compress oxygen in the bleaching process. Inflamed oil vapour caused a grave explosion after oxygen entered into theRead more
Burckhardt Compression has been awarded an order from a refinery in northern Italy to deliver two process gas compressors for the new mild hydrocracker unit. The contract comprises two multi-service make-up process gas compressors equipped with the monitoring and diagnostic system PROGNOST®-Read more
Burckhardt Compression will deliver the first Laby®-GI compressor for a floating storage and regasification unit in Dubai and therefore achieve the first milestone in setting-up a compressor business for energy-efficient, environmentally friendly propulsion systems for diesel engines.Read more
Oreco, best known in the industry for its BLABO® and MoClean© systems for automated tank cleaning, now expand their product offering. The Oreco NitroGen system for on-site gas generation can now be supplied independently, in standard or customised configurations to suit a wide varietyRead more
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As ever-stricter Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) legislation comes into force throughout the world, the tank cleaning and oil recovery industries are regarding safety as a top priority. The deadline for compliance with the stringent European Union ATEX Directive is 30 June 2006. Relating toRead more
Oreco is Demonstrating its Automated Tank Cleaning Technology at StocExpo in Rotterdam 28 – 30 March 2006
StocExpo is the number one European event for specialists in the oil storage tank industry where terminal operators, service providers and technology developers will meet to view and debate the latest products and solutions in the bulk storage industry. At StocExpo 28-30 March, Oreco wiRead more
Oreco A/S is the new name of Toftejorg Technology A/S, developers of the market's most effective systems for automated, non-man entry tank cleaning and oil recovery. Toftejorg Technology are longstanding leading specialists in automated systems for tank cleaning and oil recovery. As anRead more
The MoClean® automated tank cleaning system, developed by Toftejorg Technology A/S and J. Hvidtved Larsen A/S, is a mobile and flexible system that cleans the internal surfaces of tanks in oil product services such as diesel, kerosene, jet fuel and other chemicals or petrochemicals.Read more