Breakthrough stories. Read the case studies. Crystalized coke. Lime-plugged tubes. Rock-hard conglomerate. We have a history of overcoming some of the industry’s most hopeless scenarios. 1 Cleaning the Impossible: Cracking the Ethane Cracker Our client converts ethane gas with its world-scale ethane cracker to 1.3 million tons of ethylene per year. 2 Decimating Downtime In-Situ Cleaning of 4,700 Tubes in 3 Shifts The HDPE unit in a major petrochemical plant was experiencing loss of heat transfer efficiency 3 HOFCC Splitter Reboiler Cleaned in Record Time Our client’s refining and petrochemical facility is home to the world's largest high olefins fluid catalytic converter (HOFCC) unit. 4 Maximum Productivity Minimum Downtime for LDPE Unit Our client was experiencing scale build up along the inner tube walls of the inter stage cooler 5 Petrochemical: Polymer Removal With 14 heat exchangers in the process train of a recovery unity, a Houston petrochemical plant needed to clean more than 7,000 tubes 6 Mining: Hard-Water Buildup For years, a mining company in northwest Alaska had had struggled with the buildup of calcium carbonate, calcium silicate, 7 Syngas: Nickel-Sulfite Blockage A syngas plant on the Houston Ship Channel faced a unique predicament. Their 840-tube exchanger was plugged solid with nickel sulfite. 8 Power Plant: Ash Lime Conglomerate A central Texas power plant had 8,000 feet of 2.5” boiler tubes plugged with fly ash, lime and other materials. 9 Petrochemical: Hard Coke, Drill Bits In Texas City, Texas, a petrochemical plant had a 600-tube exchanger with a majority of its tubes blocked—many for over 10 years. 10 Crude Furnace: De-coking, De-scaling A crude heater at Atofina’s Port Arthur, Texas facility had unexpectedly coked solid. With zero flow, traditional steam-air de-coking procedures 11 Pygas Tank: Cleaning, Processing Cleaning a process surge (pyrolysis gas) tank is a challenge in terms of safety, cost and regulatory compliance.