About

The 1st edition of the SulGas Conference was held on Feb 4 & 5, 2019 in Mumbai. The conference was attended by a total of 161 delegates from 72 participating companies (50 Indian companies and 22 International companies). A total of 11 operating companies participated in the conference. 


The vision of SulGas is to serve as a marquee event in the Indian and South-East Asian oil and gas conference calendar for technical exchanges, discussion of design and operating issues of units, failures and successes of troubleshooting instances, near-misses, and analytical methods. 

 

Conference Venue: Hotel Fortune Select Exotica (ITC Group) 

Plot 16, Sector 19D, Palm Beach Road, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400705, India

Advisory Committee

Mr. Manu Miglani, Engineers India Limited


Mr. Rajesh Nandanwar, Bharat Oman Refineries Limited


Mr. Ravi Srinivas, WorleyParsons India Private Limited


Mr. Ritesh Gulabani, Dow Chemical International Private Limited - India


Mr. Sangam Shaha, Black & Veatch Private Limited - India


Mr. S. N. Sheshachala, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited


Mr. Srinivas Vadlamani, Schlumberger India


Agenda

Registered Delegates

Photos

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 All the photos from SulGas Mumbai 2019 can be found here. 

Platinum Sponsors

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Siirtec Nigi

Siirtec Nigi is an engineering and contracting company and a licensor operating internationally in the field of sulphur recovery, acid gas removal, oil and gas processing and environmental cleanup. The processes most commonly provided by Siirtec Nigi are:

  • Acid gas removal and enrichment Sulphur recovery: 
  • Modified Claus 
  • Advanced ammonia Claus 
  • Oxygen enrichment

Siirtec Nigi also supplies SRU major equipment as loose items, including equipment for large scale sulphur recovery plants - Tail gas clean up. Over 99,9% sulphur efficiency can be achieved with Siirtec Nigi’s HCRTM  -SRU off-gas thermal oxidation, Sulphur degassing, Sour water stripper. For more information, visit https://www.siirtecnigi.com/

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Suphur Recovery Engineering

Since 1998, Sulfur Recovery Engineering (SRE) has helped Refineries, Gas Plants, and Engineering companies worldwide to achieve optimal performance of Amine and Sulfur Recovery Units. Services and solutions include On-site Testing, Troubleshooting, Shutdown and Start-up Assistance, Capacity and Debottlenecking Studies, Design Consultation, Dynamic and Steady State SRU Modeling, and SRU Training Seminars. SRE’s services provide invaluable information regarding the materials and reactions taking place within processes, and how this impacts equipment, operations, and the bottom line. SRE provides solutions to operating problems, and helps clients to optimize performance, limit emissions, prevent unscheduled emergency plant shutdowns, and control costs. For more information, visit www.sulfurrecovery.com

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Systems and Equipment

SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT, a 27 year old company, based out of Abu Dhabi, UAE, has been a pioneer in introducing and working with market leaders in the Sulphur Recovery technologies in the hydrocarbon industry. S&E partners with innovators in this field and promotes their process solutions in the middle east market, a hot bed of sulphur recovery. With is strong network of associates and independent technologists, S&E covers in its portfolio the entire span of the process train, right from the reaction furnace to the incinerator and stacks, followed by liquid and granulated sulphur handling. In addition to this, S&E is capable of carrying out performance evaluation of SRU plants, right from the amine units to the TGTU, and as an extension carry out integrity and process optimization studies. Some of the companies that S&E represents are HEC Combustion, BASF Process Technologies, Industrial Ceramics Ltd, OHL Guttermuth, Weir Minerals Lewis Pumps, Delta Controls Corporation, Brimstone Sulphur Testing Services, Nasato Consulting Lts, etc. For more information, visit http://sysquip.ae/home.html .

Diamond Sponsors

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Adage Automation

 

Established in 2001, Adage Automation is one of the market leaders in the field of Process Gas Analytical Solutions in India. Adage offers a diverse range of process analytical solutions to oil & gas, chemicals, refineries, petrochemicals, fertilizers, gas utilities, power generation, emission monitoring & other manufacturing industries

Adage has a team of 165+ engineers and 11 offices across India with state of art factory & Head Quarters located at Goa, India. Overseas operations include Sharjah & Dubai (UAE) and New Jersey (USA). It is also one of the largest exporter of Gas Analytical solutions out of India, to over 45 countries worldwide.

Adage is an ISO 9001: 2015 & OHSAS 150001 certified organization and is a recipient of the best Top 30 MSME organizations in India for 2018 as India’s Small Giants by the Ministry of MSME & SME forum. 

In association with Applied Analytics USA (AAI), Adage offers unique solutions for the Sulphur applications including Tail Gas, Air Demand, Total Sulphur, etc.

For more information visit http://www.adage-automation.com.

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Airoil Flaregas

 

Airoil Flaregas Pvt. Ltd., is a part of HS Group of Companies. 

Airoil Flaregas Pvt. Ltd., offering turnkey solutions for Flare systems since 1984 - is a market leader, with over 450 installations including demountable and Acid Gas Flares. 

Greens Combustion UK - now part of the HS Group. Experienced combustion specialists offer world class burners and thermal oxidiser systems including a wide range for Heaters and Reformers. For the SRU market products include High Intensity Claus Burners, RGG and Tail Gas Incinerator packages. 

TLT Engineering India Pvt. Ltd. specialist in centrifugal fans and turnkey Gas Boosting/Mixing Stations.

Horizon Polymer Engineering – Teflon lined pipes and valves. 

For more information about the HS Group of Companies http://www.hsgrouponline.com. For more information about Airoil Flaregas visit http://www.airoilflaregas.com.

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Ametek Process Instruments

AMETEK Process Instruments is a worldwide manufacturer of process analyzers . As a Business Unit of the Process & Analytical Instruments division we are part of AMETEK, Inc. a global corporation with over $4.5 billion (USD) in annual revenue.

We understand that no single solution is applicable to all applications or processes. We maintain the capability to understand and evaluate your unique needs and applications. If a pre-engineered solution does not meet your needs, we will custom-design a solution for you based upon one of our

unique technologies. We pride ourselves on our ability, and willingness, to produce unique analyzers and solutions for our customers. For more information visit https://www.ametekpi.com.

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Beltran Technologies

Beltran Technologies, Inc. engineers and manufacturers of air pollution control systems is working with metallurgical plant operators around the world who are constantly seeking advanced gas cleaning technologies. The plants have to meet increasingly strict environmental regulations, but also strive to achieve superior operating performance, control maintenance and other costs in a competitive marketplace. 

The Beltran Wet Electrostatic Precipitators (WESPs) for the metallurgical operations and especially sulfuric acid gas cleaning is specified for a number of compelling reasons. The WESPs offers several advantages ideally suited to the task, especially their ability to efficiently capture and remove fine, submicron-size particulate matter emitted from plant manufacturing operations. In the case of sulfuric acid gas cleaning, it is of optimal importance to have the best gas cleaning system for the purest sulfuric acid.

Beltran Technologies is a 75 year old company with more than 1000 installations worldwide located in Brooklyn, New York, US. For more information, visit https://www.beltrantechnologies.com.

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Controls Southeast

For almost 50 years, Controls Southeast, Incorporated (CSI) has been helping customers solve problems in the chemical, petrochemical, and processing industries. Our business is piping and specialty fabrication. Our expertise is the engineering, design, fabrication, and installation of piping and thermal maintenance systems. With each project, we strive to create a great customer experience which is summarized in our mission statement. CSI employs a team of designers and application engineers with specialties in piping design, heat transfer, and fluid flow. CSI’s products and services can be grouped into three broad categories:

  • Heated piping systems (including ControTrace®, ControHeat®, and jacketed piping)
  • Above Ground Sulfur Seal Pots
  • In-Situ Pre-pit sulfur degassing

For more information, visit http://www.csiheat.com.  

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Dow Oil, Gas & Mining

Dow Oil, Gas & Mining is committed to maximizing value for our customers by offering innovative, customized solutions tailored to the ever-evolving needs of the oil, gas and mining industries. Backed by the proven resources of The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries, Dow Oil, Gas & Mining offers advanced chemical innovation and exceptional service. More information about Dow Oil, Gas and Mining can be found at https://www.dow.com/en-us/oil-gas-mining.

DOW India:

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of India's most challenging problems including the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. For more information, visit http://in.dow.com. 

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Eco-Tec

 

Eco-Tec, Inc. engages in the engineering, design, manufacture, distribution, and servicing of industrial water and chemical treatment systems used for the recovery, purification, and recycling of industrial water and chemicals. The company offers water treatment products, such as filtration, ion exchange demineralization, and softening products; chemical recovery and purification systems, including acid purification, metal recovery and purification, and chemical purification; and gas processing systems, such as amine purification and H2S removal systems. It also provides technical support and parts replacement services. The company was incorporated in 1970 and is based in Pickering, Canada.  

For more information, visit http://eco-tec.com

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Haldor Topsoe

Haldor Topsoe (HT) is a world leader in catalysis and surface science, committed to helping our customers achieve optimal performance. 

HT enables companies to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources, in the most responsible way. 

HT is headquartered in Denmark and do project development, R&D, engineering, production, and sales & service across the globe. For more information visit https://www.topsoe.com/

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KT - Kinetics Technology

KT-Kinetics Technology, as EPC Contractor, is widely recognized as a company with very strong technological background and great focus on Process Design capabilities. This derives from its traditional Licensing Business Lines, Sulphur Recovery and Hydrogen Production, with multiple relevant units all over the world licensed by KT. This double dimension –as Main Contractor and as Licensor– enables KT to properly and continuously translate the lesson learned coming from its construction sites into upgrades of the Plant Design and boosts a real effective Design-to-Cost approach since the very beginning of the Engineering phase. Our customized Engineering solutions comply with the most stringent environmental regulations

For more information, visit www.kt-met.com 

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MPR Services

MPR Services provides state of the art solutions for keeping process fluids contaminant free by installing permanent, mobile, and custom engineered systems. MPR uniquely proprietary and patented processes increase asset lifespan, while reducing operational and maintenance costs. Customers report MPR solutions consistently generate excellent results: increasing throughput, eliminating unplanned shutdowns and achieving a highly favourable return on investment. MPR's proprietary processes remove contaminants from Amine, Glycol and Sulfolane. Service includes:

  • Corrosion control
  • Removal of HSS
  • Amino acids, cations, etc.
  • Removal of suspended Solids, Hydrocarbon, Foam-causing Surfactants

MPR Services is a part of industrial solution segment of Tessenderlo group-Belgium. For more information visit  https://mprservices.com/.   

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Optimized Gas Treating

Optimized Gas Treating, Inc. (OGT) provides the highly-respected mass transfer rate-based process simulator ProTreat® for gas treating, and the reaction kinetics-based SulphurPro™   simulator for sulphur recovery units (SRUs). Both are solidly grounded in scientific and engineering principles and show an astonishing ability to predict performance with complete confidence and reliability. Major equipment vendors, E&C firms, most solvent suppliers, major oil refiners, and gas processors recognize ProTreat as the industry’s most powerful tool for designing, revamping, and troubleshooting gas treating plants. SulphurPro is OGT’s chemical kinetics based simulator for Sulphur recovery and ties directly into ProTreat for easy simulation of the gas treating and SRU complex. OGT also provides licensees with first-class technical support. For more information, visit https://www.protreat.com  

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Schlumberger

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry's most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance. For more information, visit https://www.slb.com  

Supporting Association

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Process Plant & Machinery Association of India (PPMAI)

The Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) is an association of engineering companies that provide Systems, Equipment & Services in establishing Process Plants. The Indian Process Plant and Machinery industry has estimated capacity of US$ 6.00 Billion per annum and has made significant contribution in establishing the Indian Process Industry. The association represents a world-class pool of talent in engineering and management skills, having proven track record in basic design, multidisciplinary detailed engineering, manufacturing of plant & equipment, transportation, installation, construction at sites, erection and commissioning of process plants. PPMAI was established on March 31, 1964. It is a “not for profit” organisation incorporated under the relevant Indian Laws. 

Process Plant and Machinery Association of India

# 2, Loha Bhavan, 91-93 P.D'Mello Road, Masjid East, 

Mumbai 400 009

Tel:  022 2348 0965 

Email: adminppmai@ppmai.org

www.ppmai.org 

Official Publication

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Sulphur Magazine

Sulphur is the market leading publication for the sulphur and sulphuric acid industries worldwide, highly regarded for its unparalleled information and extensive coverage spanning the oil and gas, chemical, metals, fertilizer and power industries. Available both in print and online, Sulphur is the only publication to provide a truly international view of the sulphur and sulphuric acid industries, providing readers with news of the latest technological advances, projects, research, market outlooks, shipping, statistics and industry comment, making it essential reading for all sectors of the industry. 

BCInsight Ltd – Sulphur Magazine

Tel: + 44 20 7793 2567

Editor: Richard Hands – richard.hands@bcinsight.com

Technical Editor: Lisa Connock –lisa.connock@bcinsight.com

Publishing Director: Tina Firman – tina.firman@bcinsight.com

www.bcinsight.com / www.bcinsightsearch.com

Supporting Media Partners

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Chemical Industry Digest

Chemical Industry Digest is India’s leading chemical and engineering monthly known for its qualitative content with practical relevance for process industries. It features articles and write-ups on current developments, state-of-the-art technologies, equipment design, plant operations, maintenance, energy management, environment, and safety. Chemical Industry Digest also includes news features, company profiles, and mini directories of equipment manufacturers and service providers making it very engaging. The journal readership includes a very targeted top technical audience who influence decisions; from engineers, scientists and technical personnel in top management to the plant level. Industries covered are oil & gas, refineries, petrochemicals, fertilizers and agrochemicals to drugs & pharma, fine chemicals, colorants, EPC & equipment manufacturers, etc. 

BLOCKDALE MEDIA LLP (Chemical Industry Digest)     518, Crystal Paradise, Dattaji Salvi Marg, Off. Veera Desai Road,

Opp. Skoda Showroom,Mumbai 400053, India

Tel: 022 26733324/67410758

Email: chemindigest@gmail.com

Website: www.chemindigest.com 

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PTQ/Digital Refining

PTQ is the world’s leading quarterly magazine and DigitalRefining.com is the largest freely available online source of information covering the refining, gas and petrochemical processing industries. With their emphasis on practical, case study based solutions they are consulted by engineers and other decision makers the world over. 

Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd Hopesay, Craven Arms SY7 8HD, UK Tel: +44 8445888 776  

Fax: +44 8445888 667

Email: info@crambethallen.com 

Website: www.crambethallen.com 

Education Partner

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FOSSEE Flowsheeting Project

Free and Open Source Software for Education (FOSSEE) is a project funded by the National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, Government of India. This project, based out of IIT Bombay, has been promoting open source software for close to a decade. The work of the FOSSEE project is available to the community free of cost through the website https://fossee.in

FOSSEE has been promoting DWSIM through a collaborative flowsheeting project. DWSIM is an open source, state of the art, general purpose steady state process simulator, comparable to commercial simulators. Through this project, chemical engineering students from all over the country have been creating process simulations. Their results are validated and published by FOSSEE for free use by both industry and academia at https://dwsim.fossee.in/flowsheeting-project/completed-flowsheet, wherein more than 100 flowsheets are available. FOSSEE also plans to crowdsource industry problem statements and solve using DWSIM. 

Fossee, IIT Bombay

Tel: 022 25764133

Email: info@fossee.in

Website: www.fossee.in