High pressure Hydrotreater Esso Belgium - Antwerp


This project was part of a worldwide effort to expand and modify three refineries in Europe (including Antwerp) and the US to produce cleaner diesel. This increased the production of low sulfur diesel in these plants by over 22 million litres per day. The High Pressure Hydrotreater is a system that desulfurises diesel with hydrogen under high pressure.

In this context, the following work was performed:

  • Site preparation works.
  • Pile foundations.
  • Concrete foundation slabs.
  • Concrete supporting structures for machines.
  • Earthing system built into the foundations. 

Since 1998 Franki Construct has been part of Willemen Groep, the largest family construction group in Belgium.


Project Details

Polderdijkweg, Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
Esso Belgium
Engineering Office 
Foster Wheeler