While good design is the starting point for long-lasting equipment, it is not the sole answer to the problem of ensuring reliability or urea plants, according to the experience of Saipem, as licensor and EPC contractor of the SnamprogettiTM Urea Technology. Care during the construction and throughout the whole lifetime at the equipment is also essential.
Saipem's main focus of its proprietary urea technology centres on the high pressure equipment due to the criticality of their operating and design conditions...

This paper has been part of the Nitrogen & Syngas Magazine, 370, March-April 2021.