Primary Upgrading

Primary upgrading involves the removal or conversion of asphaltenes in the bitumen process stream. This is accomplished by either removing the asphaltenes, via coking or solvent deasphalting, or by breaking down the asphaltenes into other hydrocarbon products via hydro-conversion. Instrumentation needs to be carefully selected as the bitumen is extremely corrosive while also withstanding the extremely high heat and high vibration environments. 

Spartan’s provides proven technologies for both high and low ambient temperature, and extremely viscous and erosive environments. TUV and SIL certified, our solutions help with the safety life cycle of our customer’s projects.