March 11, 2021

Alfa Laval wins energy efficiency order in Egypt


Alfa Laval, a world player in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has won an order to supply Alfa Laval OLMI air coolers to a refinery in Egypt. The order has a value of approximately SEK 95 million and was booked in the business unit Welded Heat Exchangers of the Energy Division. Deliveries are scheduled for 2021 and 2022.

The order comprises different types of air coolers for energy efficiency duties and will be used for converting heavy crude oil into more valuable products. The air coolers, delivered stepwise, is part of a project to upgrade the refinery with more efficient technologies.

Susanne Pahlén Åklundh, President of the Energy Division at Alfa Laval said, 'Managing energy in a responsible way is of big importance to the energy-intensive refinery and petrochemical industries. Our energy efficient heat transfer solutions play an important role in saving energy, thereby also reducing the CO2 emissions. It has a positive impact on both our customers' bottom line and the climate.'

Refineries account for about 6-8 percent of all industrial energy consumption, and that the energy costs can represent up to 50 percent of their total operating expenditures.

Alfa Laval is active in the areas of Energy, Marine, and Food & Water, offering its expertise, products, and service to a wide range of industries in 100 countries. Its innovative technologies are dedicated to purifying, refining, and reusing materials, promoting more responsible use of natural resources, conrtibuting to improved energy efficiency and heat recovery, better water treatment, and reduced emissions.

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