Sour Production


Ortloff Engineers, Ltd. is recognized around the world for our expertise in the design of sour production processing facilities. Ortloff-designed sour production plants are well known for their ease of operation, excellent on-stream times, long service life, and attention to personnel safety. This reputation is the result of years of experience in designing, building, and commissioning plants to process some of the most difficult and dangerous sour production streams.

Ortloff’s plant design technology stems from professional adaptation of the best industry processes, together with the process technology developed by Ortloff, resulting from our years of engineering, design, and startup experience. The engineers responsible for the development of Ortloff’s expertise in the plant design industry are still employed by and active in our company today, and can ensure the successful execution of your sour production processing project.

The Ortloff Corporation (predecessor to Ortloff Engineers, Ltd. – see Company Information) was active in the sour production processing industry during a twenty-five year period beginning in 1960 and ending in 1985. During that time they designed, procured, constructed, and commissioned a total of 19 sour production processing facilities.

Since The Ortloff Corporation closed its doors in 1985, Ortloff Engineers, Ltd. has designed more than 20 sour production processing facilities. Ortloff Engineers, Ltd. has also performed problem analysis studies and prepared engineering packages to help operating companies revamp a number of facilities for higher throughput and/or better operation.