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Used mineral oil regeneration plant
- Client: ECOLUBE
- Country: Spain
- Contract type: EPC
- Start date: 1999
- Ending date: 2000
Used mineral oil regeneration plant, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, Spain.
ECOLUBE S.A. is a company dedicated to the obtaining of lubricant bases from used oils. It is located in the La Cantueña industrial estate, Fuenlabrada (Madrid). This is an industrial project backed by SENER, which uses the Interline technology for regenerating used mineral oils by means of distillation with propane.
The plant devoted to the treatment, regeneration and recovery of lubricant oils, has a 26,000 t/year processing capacity. The process (patented by SENER) is based in propane extraction, obtaining extremely clear bases. SENER is responsible for its design and basic and detail engineering as well as for the EPC construction of the plant.
The ECOLUBE project received public assistance. At European level from the LIFE programme, national from CDTI, ATYCA Initiative and PROFIT Programme and regional from IMADE and Madrid regional government). These grants were obtained due to the innovative nature of the technology and the technical and environmental advantages it has over current regeneration techniques.
- Project data:
- Contract type: EPC.
- Scope: Basic Engineering, Detail Engineering and EPC.
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