Chemex Global, a wholly-owned subsidiary, was awarded the EPF contract by client, Seaboard Energy, for a Haldor Topsoe A/S HydroFlex™ 6,500 BPD modular Renewable Diesel Unit located in Hugoton, Kansas. This is the first modularization of the HydroFlex™ technology in the world. Chemex Global’s scope included the procurement of the Basic Engineering Package from Haldor Topsoe, completion of the process design, detailed design, procurement and fabrication – including all on-skid piping, interskid construction, instrument wiring to skid-edge enclosures, electrical conduit and cable tray on-skid to receive home-run wiring from MCC for power, lighting, heat trace wiring to edge of skid terminations, heater with burner management system, PLC with HMI and programming, and all major equipment. Chemex Global provided commissioning and startup services and was responsible for delivering all operations manuals and startup procedures.

“Chemex has been with Seaboard Energy since the very beginning of this project and accompanied us on site visits before we procured the site or selected our technology licensor and has provided valuable guidance and service during both the development and execution of this project” said Gene Binder, Sr. Director of Business Development, Seaboard Energy. “Seaboard Energy is satisfied with the work completed by Chemex, and I am pleased to be able to recommend them to you.”

For this first-of-its kind project, Shaw provided the following:

  • 1,157 off-module pipe spools
  • 265,000 lbs of off-module steel fabrication
  • 2,988’ of piping for heat tracing
  • 3,785’ of piping for insulation