Reciprocating compressor solutions for refineries


Over 175 Years of Experience

Burckhardt Compression is one of the global market leaders in the field of reciprocating compressors and the only manufacturer that covers a complete range of reciprocating compressor technologies. Its compressor systems are used in the upstream oil & gas, gas transport and storage, refinery, chemical, petrochemical and industrial gas sectors. Burckhardt Compression’s leading technology, high-quality compressor components and the full range of services help customers to minimize life cycle costs of their reciprocating compressor systems around the world. Since 1844 its highly skilled workforce has crafted superior solutions and set the benchmark in the gas compression industry.

Meeting the Customer’s Standards

Our compressor systems are tailored to individual customer specifications. All parts are manufactured in-house or sourced from reliable suppliers. From the tiniest screw to massive castings, fully compliant, at a minimum, with API 618. Burckhardt Compression is committed to upholding the highest of standards, in acknowledgement that there is no better way to maintain our position as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of reciprocating compressors. Our far-reaching quality concept ensures that the compressors we deliver will meet all customer specifications for decades to come.

Unique Solutions for a Challenging Market

Worldwide demand for refinery products will continue to grow over the long term. In addition, the refinery industry faces more stringent environmental regulations, plant expansion trends and the need to process a wide range of crude oil and, in technologically more advanced processes, heavy petroleum by-products. Burckhardt Compression offers a complete range of API 618 Process Gas Compressor systems with the highest possible availability and lowest life cycle costs for all oil refining processes that require reciprocating compressors.
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