Petrochemical industry Industrial Refrigeration Winter Refrigeration

WINTER can satisfy with a wealth of experience in the Petrochemical Industry for both, onshore and offshore applications. We supply a wide range of products for this dedicated and highly specialized industry. Our strength is the custom-made design of our packages and products, considering the leading international standards API, ASME, GOST, TEMA, etc., which assure that our clients receive the highest standard for their demands.

WINTER petrochemical refrigeration packages are complex systems that require careful design, operation, and maintenance to ensure safe and reliable performance. Advances in technology and regulatory frameworks continue to drive innovation in this field.

Petrochemical Industry

The petrochemical industry often requires refrigeration systems to support various applications such as process cooling, product storage, and transportation. Refrigeration packages in the petrochemical industry are typically designed to operate in harsh and hazardous environments and must comply with industry-specific standards and regulations.

WINTER refrigeration package for the petrochemical industry usually includes a compressor, condenser, evaporator, and controls. The compressor compresses the refrigerant gas, which is then condensed in the condenser, releasing heat to the surrounding environment. The condensed liquid is then expanded in the evaporator, which cools the process fluid or storage medium. The refrigerant then returns to the compressor, completing the cycle.

In addition to the refrigeration system, safety measures are critical in petrochemical refrigeration packages due to the potential hazards associated with the chemicals and the environment. WINTER Safety features are inevitable which include leak detection and alarm systems, emergency shutdown systems, and pressure relief valves.

  1. Applications: Petrochemical refrigeration systems are used in a variety of applications, including gas processing, chemical manufacturing, oil refining, and LNG processing. Refrigeration systems are used to cool process fluids and gases, maintain product quality during storage and transportation, and support cryogenic processes.
  2. Design considerations: Petrochemical refrigeration systems are designed to operate in harsh environments and must be able to handle high temperatures, pressures, and corrosive chemicals. Design considerations include material selection, system layout, and the use of safety features such as pressure relief valves and emergency shutdown systems.
  3. Energy efficiency: Energy efficiency is a key consideration in the design and operation of petrochemical refrigeration systems. Improving energy efficiency can reduce operating costs, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and improve system reliability. Strategies for improving energy efficiency include selecting the right refrigerant, optimizing system design, and using variable-speed compressors.
  4. Maintenance and operation: Regular maintenance and proper operation are critical for ensuring the safe and reliable operation of petrochemical refrigeration systems. Maintenance tasks may include checking refrigerant levels, inspecting components for wear and damage, and performing routine cleaning. Proper operation includes monitoring system performance, responding to alarms and alerts, and following established safety protocols.
  5. Environmental regulations: The petrochemical industry is subject to a range of environmental regulations related to refrigerant emissions, energy efficiency, and hazardous waste management. Refrigerant selection and system design must comply with these regulations, which may vary by region or country.


  • Refrigeration for Natural Gas Processing
  • Process Gas Handling
  • Dew Point Control
  • Hydrocarbon-Mix Compression and Liquefaction
  • Utility Cooling via Chilled Water or Chilled Glycol
  • Process Cooling
  • Gas Sweetening
  • Recycle Gas Handling
  • Gas Liquefaction
  • Boil-Off Gas Recovery Package
  • LPG Gas Compression
  • Chemical Reaction Control
  • Flare Gas Recovery
  • Gas Gathering
  • Gas Lifting
  • Small Scale LNG Plants


  • Propane Refrigeration Package
  • Propylene Refrigeration Package
  • Butane Refrigeration Package
  • R134a Refrigeration Package
  • Process Cooling Packages / Chiller Packages
  • Process Gas Package (LPG Compressor Package etc.)
  • API 619 Oil-Injected Screw Compressor Package
  • API 619 Oil-Free Screw Compressor Package
  • API 618 Oil-Free Reciprocating Compressor Package
  • API 676 Oil Pump (Triple-Screw Type)
  • Gas Coolers (Air-Cooled or Water-Cooled)
  • Separators / Suction KO Drum
  • Condensing Packages (e.g. for Liquefaction Plants)

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