Petrochemical

Centrifugal Compressors for the Petrochemical Industry

Industry Requirements

Petrochemical producers are tasked with meeting increasing demands while maintaining safe operating conditions in an extremely hazardous environment.

The demand for petrochemical products is increasing. To stay competitive in the marketplace, petrochemical producers must maximize productivity while minimizing their operating costs. Hazardous site conditions require unique equipment customizations to ensure employee and facility safety. In many cases, compressors operating in petrochemical plants must meet API 672 and Class 1, Division 2.

Industry Solution

Meeting the most demanding specifications, while staying within budget keeps FS-Elliott as the vendor of choice at petrochemical plants.

FS-Elliott’s range of centrifugal compressors provides an efficient package that delivers unparalleled reliability to the petrochemical industry, increasing profitability, and reducing costs, space, and pollution. Our solutions are designed according to API 672 and can be tailored to meet complex customer specifications while meeting budgetary margins. Our global network of service engineers and round-the-clock parts support ensures you have what you need no matter where you are, or what time it is.

Explore compressed air solutions for the petrochemical industry.

Petrochemical Applications

  • Instrument Air
    Instrument Air

    Relies on compressed air for powering sensitive instrumentation critical to the petrochemical industry.

  • Plant Utility Air
    Plant Utility Air

    Compressed air is used for pressurizing electrical panels to prevent the entrance of explosive gasses and for powering pneumatic tools, pumps, and fans.

  • Process Air
    Process Air

    Uses compressed air for cleaning, product moving, and ventilation.

Products for the Petrochemical Industry


  • PAP Plus S1

    20 – 60 m3/min
    900 – 2,200 ICFM

  • PAP Plus A1

    40 – 100 m3/min
    1,500 – 3,400 ICFM

  • PAP Plus BH

    90 – 160 m3/min
    3,500 – 5,700 ICFM

  • PAP Plus CH

    160 – 310 m3/min
    5,500 – 11,000 ICFM

  • PAP Plus D

    280 – 510 m3/min
    10,000 – 18,000 ICFM

  • PAP Plus EH

    440 – 700 m3/min
    15,000 – 24,500 ICFM

  • R300

    Control System

  • R400

    Control System

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 “The quality reputation of FS-Elliott and their easy to maintain compressors were significant factors in our decision. We are highly impressed with their level of service and quality.” 
Facilities Engineering Manager