Lindetorpsvägen 7, Stockholm, Sweden
+46-8-602 12 00
NYNÄSHAMN, SWEDEN, 9 MAY, 9:45 AM: Shift Manager Fredrik Svensson tops up the hot oil that is used to heat the oil supply in the HT2 hydrogenation plant ahead of the start-up after this spring’s turnaround at the refinery in Nynäshamn.
These planned turnarounds are carried out every four years and are important in order to guarantee safe, reliable production.
During the course of the shutdown, which lasted just over one month, approximately 20,000 activities were carried out, involving everything from cleaning heat exchangers to replacing catalysts.
Repairs and enhancements were also undertaken that are impossible when the plants are operating. At the height of activity there were almost one thousand contractors on site in Nynäshamn to carry out this year’s turnaround.
Creosote is a category of carbonaceous chemicals that has been used as a wood preservative since the 19th century. However, as it is a toxic and carcinogenic substance, there are good reasons to look for other options.Read more about NYTEX® black oils – a safe alternative to creosote in wood treatment
The long-term trend of a reduced supply of Group I oils is accelerating. It is now time for formulators to consider Group I replacements for applications such as industrial lubricants, metalworking fluids and process oil. Nynas’ NYBASE® range is engineered for this very purpose.Read more about Time to reformulate as Group I departs