Process Technologies

Sulfur Processing

Lummus Technology has designed and built Claus sulfur recovery units, amine units, sour water stripping units, Oxygen Injection™ units, liquid sulfur degassing units, tail gas treating units and thermal incineration units around the world.

We offer sulfur recovery units that are highly energy-efficient, providing optimal energy consumption while meeting the most stringent product and emission specifications.

Our services include:

  • Feasibility studies to assess project viability, schedules, capital expenditures, and operating and maintenance costs
  • Technology packages (schedule “A” packages)
  • Front-end engineering and design (FEED) packages
  • Design engineering applying proven solutions for project-specific requirements
  • HAZOP analyses using expertise developed from a broad base of experience

Aftermarket services

Lummus Technology provides spare parts, replacements, modifications and upgrades post-project. Parts include, but are not limited to, burner tips, burner tiles, sulfur seal legs, tube ferrules and Claus Combustors™. We can expedite quality fabricated parts or equipment in emergency situations.

Amine Treating

Amine treating is one of the most widely-used and cost-effective methods of removing hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide from hydrocarbon streams. Lummus Technology's solutions for refiners include reliable specialty and conventional amine plants to meet a variety of specifications.

Sour Water Stripping

Lummus Technology supplies sour water stripping units for the removal of hydrogen sulfide and ammonia from refinery wastewater. Around the world, we have designed and built more than 45 sour water stripping units with capacities of 32 to 925 gallons per minute. 

Sulfur Recovery

Lummus Technology specializes in providing effective sulfur control and removal solutions to the global refining industry. 

Tail Gas Treating - Resulf™

Lummus Technology has installed more than 90 tail gas treating units—with capacities from 4 to 800 long tons per day—that employ our patented Resulf™ technology to recover remaining sulfur compounds from the Claus process.