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Assisting with sulfur solutions globally

As a leader in gas treating and sulfur recovery technology, Jacobs' Comprimo® Sulfur Solutions provides engineering, procurement and construction services to gas treating and sulfur recovery plants around the world.

Clients are looking for ways to add new units; increase their sulfur recovery efficiency; add more processing capacity, through gas treating enrichment or oxygen enrichment; and conduct sulfur degassing. Our sulfur solutions technology and expertise provides total project delivery for gas sweetening, sulfur recovery, and tail gas treatment plants. For every technology we offer, our goal is to recover the most sulfur while consuming the least amount of energy at the lowest investment cost.

We focus on our clients sulfur needs and choose the best solutions accordingly. Jacobs' capabilities range from new designs and add-ons for existing units to debottlenecking to increase capacity and/or sulfur recovery levels. Our offerings include all of the key processes to maximize "Sulfur Block" performance, including gas/liquid treating technologies, sour water stripping, sulfur recovery, tail gas treatment, NH3destruction, hydrocarbon (BTX) destruction, O2 enrichment, sulfur degassing and sulfur handling.

Clients get project support well beyond a traditional technology package. In addition to EPCM services, Jacobs provides operator training, start-up assistance, site services, maintenance programs and turn-arounds. This allows us to be involved early in project execution in order to provide optimal support and efficient solutions.

Services include:

  • Feasibility studies
  • Technology selection
  • Basic engineering
  • Detailed engineering and project management
  • Procurement
  • Construction
  • Modular fabrication
  • Commissioning and start-up services
  • Operator training
  • Continuous service agreements

Providing technologies for sulfur recovery

From technology centers in The Hague, the Netherlands and Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Jacobs has licensed, engineered, and constructed more than 500 plants across the globe.

We have spent nearly 40 years developing sulfur technologies and gas treating processes and continue to improve our solutions and technologies through our ongoing research and development efforts.

Providing design services for all our “sulfur block” technologies, Jacobs covers gas treating, sour water stripping, sulfur recovery, tail gas treating, incineration, sulfur degassing and sulfur handling. Our specialists are also involved in commissioning and startup activities, performance testing, operator training and follow up support and advisory during the operation of the plant.

Jacobs' SUPERCLAUS® and EUROCLAUS® technologies are recognized worldwide and have sulfur recovery rates of up to 99.5%.

Our newest technology offering is a the combination of a SUPERCLAUS® unit with a downstream caustic scrubber. This option often leads to a very economical design and it again shows our drive and determination to continuously improve our designs for the benefits of our clients. Read more about each of our gas treating and sulfur recovery technologies.

Technologies offered:

  • ADIP refinery / Natural gas
  • ADIP liquid hydrocarbon treating
  • Sulfinol process
  • Claus process
  • (Low temperature) SCOT
  • SUPERCLAUS® / Caustic scrubber
  • Sulfur degassing
  • Advanced Burner Control and Advanced Burner Control plus
  • Sour water stripper
  • Subdewpoint units and SUPERCLAUS®
  • Other technologies
  • Modular units

Serving clients on a continuous basis

To support our clients on a continuous basis during their operation of the gas treating and sulfur recovery facilities, Jacobs offers a Continuous Services Agreement, which is tailored to the needs and demands of each client. Through an annual fee, the Continuous Services Agreement covers, but is not limited to:

Annual site visit

Once a year we will come to your site for a day meeting with your production and operations staff and review your plant’s performance. Jacobs sulfur experts review your processes and answer any questions on performance, maintenance, catalyst replacement or upgrading of the facilities. The visit can be extended by one or more days if needed.

Technical support

Technical support by phone or e-mail is available to answer all your questions regarding improved operation, performance, or general troubleshooting issues.

Operator training

Operator training is an important part of our services to ensure our unit designs are clearly understood for effortless and safe operation. Our training has proven to be very useful for plant engineers, maintenance workers, and instrumentation and control engineers.

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