SRU Shutdown Fundamentals Webinar

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Conducting a safe and controlled shutdown of the SRU is of upmost importance for equipment reliability, minimizing emissions and costs, and setting the unit up for an easy start-up.  Knowledge and experience are crucial for understanding the procedure, and maintaining the correct burn stoichiometry.  SRE is presenting a free 1-hour webinar on March 28, 2018, this is the first in a new SRU Shutdown series, and will explain the fundamentals and best-practices for conducting a safe SRU shutdown.  


The same material will be presented at two different times, and the following items will be discussed:

  1. An overview of the Claus Plant Fundamentals
  2. Detailed steps in the SRU Shutdown procedure: 
    • Pre-shutdown preparation
    • Hot catalyst soak
    • Reducing feeds & switching to fuel gas
    • Reheaters & Sulfur Pit
    • Controlled burn & cooldown
  3. One case study on the Benefits of Outside Assistance for Shutdown