Petrochemical and Polymer

Innovative solutions to petrochemical industry fouling removal challenges.

Raising Performance, Reliability, and Profits for the Petrochemical Industry

Fouling in the petrochemical industry can present serious difficulties for process managers and will have immediate impact on a plant’s performance. Maintenance personnel need access to specialist fouling removal contractors who can work safely, effectively, and efficiently in their plant.

Tube Tech has worked with leading petrochemical companies for more than two decades and developed innovative and effective fouling removal techniques to provide a rapid response when unexpected problems arise or as part of a planned shutdown programme. Our services for the petrochemical industry include:

We also provide: Furnace decoking, Air-cooled condenser (ACC) fouling removal, Eddy current inspection services and Internal Rotary Inspection Services (IRIS).

The Tube Tech Difference

We provide customers in the petrochemical sector with a rapid response service and a choice of unique and applicable fouling removal systems, including remote systems for tank and vessel fouling removal. Our track record for safety is excellent, our service quality is second-to-none; and our fouling removal operations can help to reduce energy use and consequently carbon dioxide emissions and improve process efficiency.

Case Studies

Read our latest case studies to find out how we use our unique fouling removal solutions and specialist knowledge to tackle some of the world’s toughest fouling challenges.

Fin Fan Cleaning Achieves Optimum Performance and No Refractory Damage

A ‘Bonny’ Trip To Nigeria

ACC Clean with Bespoke Finned Surface Cleaning Heads

Around the Clock Clean Saves Major Texas Gulf Coast Refinery Millions

Radiant Tube and TLE Emergency Cleaning in an Ethylene Furnace After Major Fire

Heat Exchanger Cleaning on the World's Largest FPSO Floating Platform

Fired Heater Furnace Coils Cleaned in Trinidad

Flare Line Cleaned Without Water Jetting in Turkey


Flare Line Cleaning “ON-LINE!” avoids Refinery Crash within a Dutch refinery

Furnace’s Fired Heater Tubes USX TLX Cleaned in Record Time

Furnaces Fired Heater Convection Bank Cleaned Robotically at German Refinery

Multiple Furnace Fouling Removal Success at South African Petrochemical Firm

Robotic Cleaning of Ethylene Heater Convection Banks Leads to Substantial Performance Increase

Robotic Ethylene Fired Heater Convection Bank Cleaning in The Netherlands

Robotic Fired Heater Convection Bank Cleaning in Trinidad


Robotics Restore Heavily Fouled Heater

Rover Restores Primary Reformer Convection Section Efficiency

Specialist Cleaning Knowledge Makes Short Work of Air Cooled Condenser

Tube Tech Beats COVID-19 Storm to Complete IRIS Inspection at LNG Plant in Nigeria

Tube Tech Completes Fin Fan Clean at Waste to Power Plant in Yorkshire

Tube Tech Completes Fin Fan Radiator Cleaning at East London Power Plant

Bespoke cleaning and inspection service for Arbor Radiant Coil in Saudi Arabia

Tube Tech Helps Increase Thermal Efficiency by 3% at Tüpraş Izmir Refinery

Tube Tech Improves Cleanliness Standards at Methanol Plant in Trinidad


Tube Tech Provides Robotic Cleaning Solution for Netherlands Plant

Tube Tech Restores Tube Bores at Chemical Manufacturing Facility in Hull

Tube Tech Water Jetting Success at UK-based Global Food Manufacturer

TWISTED TUBE Heat Exchanger by Koch Heat Transfer: Shell and Tube side cleaning – South Africa

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