Process Gas Handling System Upgrade Detail Design

Client: Freeport MacMoRan

Location: Miami, Arizona

Engineering and Design of Upgrades to the Converter Off-Gas System and Acid Plant Gas Cleaning Section.

Design Includes:
  • Replacing Air-to-Gas Coolers with Evaporative Cooling (30,000 SCFM per converter)
  • Replacing Venturi Scrubbers with Used Radial Flow Scrubbers (140,000 SCFM)
  • Replacing Star Coolers with Packed Gas Cooling Tower (140,000 SCFM)
  • Installing new 9,500 gpm water cooling tower
  • Installing new electrical substations and MCCs
Project History

Detail Engineering

2006

CAPEX: $9M

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