Bandar Abbas Oil Refinery

Zafaran Sulphur Solidification Unit (720 T/D)

Bandar Abbas refinery (also known as refinery #8), the biggest in the Middle East with refining capacity of 300,000 bpd, was constructed in a 7 square kilometer area near the city of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran. The feed of this refinery is heavy oil plus some condensate extracted from Sarkhoon gas treating plant. Its daily products were planned to comprise 46,000 barrels of gasoline, 37,000 barrels of Kerosene and jet fuel, about 67,000 barrels of furnace fuel, about 70,000 barrels of gas oil, 5,000 barrels of tar, together with more than 7,000 barrels of LPG and Granulated elemental Sulphur.

Sulphur Solidification Unit

Capacity 720 tons per day
Method Granulation
Client PIDEC
Delivery Date 2011
Status Under Construction
Location Bandar Abbas - Iran
Feed Liquid sulphur from SRU plant
Product Granulation (spherical shape)
Number of trains 2
Train capacity 15 Ton per hour / 360 Ton per day
Storage 3 X 350 tons = 1,050 ton silo and open area yard for 1,700 ton
Handling Rubber belt conveyor
  • Granulator Drum
  • Cyclone filter
  • sulphur buffer tank
  • liquid sulphur filter and pump group
  • liquid sulphur transfer pump group
  • granulated sulphur conveyors
  • storage silos
  • PLC controlling systems and instruments
  • MCC and switch gear
  • 50 kg packaging system (including palletizer and wrapping)
  • 1000 kg packaging system