Processing and refining
Extending equipment run intervals
Many refineries operate at 97%+ availability, so boosting productivity means finding ways to extend equipment run intervals. But shrinking maintenance budgets and retiring employees can make it quite a challenge. Meanwhile, health, safety and environmental regulations just keep growing.
A single source for downstream optimization
Combining expertise in bearings, seals, lubrication and services with more than two decades working with refineries worldwide, SKF offers hydrocarbon processors something unusual: a single source for a range of integrated solutions designed to boost production, reduce the need for maintenance, and cut operating costs.