Providing industry-leading portable flaring instrumentation unit

In Brief
Expro provides industry-leading, portable flaring instrumentation unit for Lyondellbasell
Product Line
Pipeline & Flarestack
North and Latin America
  • Expro contacted by Lyondellbasell’s pipeline operations, to develop a portable system that would meet both state and federal environmental requirements regarding portable flaring on highly reactive volatile organic component (HRVOC) applications 
Expro Excellence
  • Industry leader in portable flaring services
  • Instrumentation to provide data such as calorimeters and metering systems are generally designed for permanent installation therefore Expro’s priority was to develop a portable system for Lyondellbasell
  • Designed a portable, self-contained instrumentation unit within an 8x16 enclosed trailer, to measure and record BTU (British thermal units) content of the waste gas stream
  • Collaboration with Expro Meters specialists to incorporate a PassiveSONARTM flow meter to measure and record flow of the waste gas stream
  • Also provided capabilities to inject assist gas as needed to meet BTU content requirements
  • Maintained a small footprint and quick rig up time 
Value to client
  • Without this solution, the client could have potentially released non-combusted hydrocarbons to the atmosphere, resulting in harm to the environment, increased emissions reporting and potential government fines
  • Provided with recordable data to comply with state and federal requirements
  • Reduction of harmful emissions released into the atmosphere
  • Avoidance of costly fines
  • Enhanced operational data