Our combined HPC technical service and research and development group has more than 150 professionals based worldwide serving our customer base. State-of-the-art tools are applied to assess the performance of HPCs under a wide range of operating conditions and to monitor and optimize the hydroprocessing operations of our customers.

We provide our customers with a range of services, including:

• Catalyst selection
• Loading and start-up assistance
• Unit monitoring and performance forecasting
• Economic optimization of operating strategy and feed slate
• Troubleshooting

With Albemarle, a refinery has a reliable partner watching over unit performance and advising on the economics of the unit for taking advantage of opportunity feedstocks and optimizing cycle length and throughput.

Providing a Competitive Advantage

Albemarle’s world-renowned team of R&D professionals provide unparalleled capabilities in the rapid development and optimization of hydroprocessing catalytic technologies. We employ state-of-the-art reactor models and bench scale units for product testing. Using these results, our R&D experts are able to formulate the optimal solution to meet our refiner’s specific needs. This high throughput system accelerates development and decreases time-to-market.