Burckhardt Compression Reciprocating Compressors
Burckhardt Compression specialises in customized reciprocating compressors systems for different segments in the oil and gas industry. These segments include upstream oil & gas, marine applications, gas transport and storage, refinery, petrochemical/chemical industry, industrial gases as well as compressor components and 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.
Products and Services
Zhoushan LNG Import Terminal
Charlie Development, Queensland
Alton Natural Gas Storage Project, Nova Scotia
Jacksonville LNG Project, Jacksonville, Florida
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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
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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
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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
In May 2008 Burckhardt Compression received an order from LyondellBasell in Germany to replace the temperature detecting system AMOT on their hyper compressor K10 at the Aubette plant in France, which has been in operation since 1999. LyondellBasell decided to equip the hyper compressorRead 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
Burckhardt Compression delivered two cylinders for an existing Sumy primary compressor for a LDPE plant in Tomsk, Siberia July 2006, Burckhardt Compression received an order from the LDPE plant Neftechim in Tomsk, Siberia. It included the replacement of two first stage cylindersRead more
MAN Diesel and Burckhardt Compression have concluded an agreement on strategic partnership. The agreement was signed by the Senior Vice President of MAN Diesel Ole Grøne and the CEO of Burckhardt Compression Valentin Vogt. The aim of the cooperation is to achieve a significant market share for thRead more
Burckhardt Compression will deliver two Laby® compressors to the Zhenhai petrochemical project in China for the polyethylene and ethylene oxide and glycol plants. Burckhardt Compression was awarded with an order from China Petrochemical International Co., Ltd. to deliver two LabyRead more
Burckhardt Compression delivered the most powerful hyper compressor ever built in its history to Tasnee, Saudi Arabia, for their ethylene and polyethylene plant. In October 2005 Burckhardt Compression received an order from National Petrochemical Industrialisation Company NPIC (Tasnee)Read more
Burckhardt Compression has received an order for four Laby® compressors to be delivered to Isle of Grain, Kent, UK, for the LNG receiving terminal phase II expansion project. Burckhardt Compression recorded an order from CB&I to deliver four Labys (labyrinth piston compressors)Read more