Technology

A core component of McDermott’s business is the development and implementation of leading technologies. With a heritage of technology development spanning more than 100 years, encompassing approximately 3,500 patents and patent applications, McDermott provides one of the industry’s most robust technology portfolios to the hydrocarbon processing sector. 

McDermott's Lummus Technology is a leading licensor of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering. These technologies are critical in the gasification of coal into syngas, the refining of crude oil into gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and lubricants, and the processing of natural gas into various chemicals and polymers. 

We license more than 100 different technologies with particular strength in the areas of olefins (ethylene/propylene/butylene), derivatives production and refining hydroprocessing. We are renowned for our scope of technology assets and ability to provide single-source solutions for our customers around the world. 

Comprehensive Services
throughout the Process Plant Life Cycle

With McDermott’s integrated business model, we can combine our technology portfolio with our other product and services offerings to support customers through the entire plant life cycle. 

  • Our consulting services, technology licenses, site development and FEED services can be applied in the initial phases of a project.
  • McDermott is a worldwide leader in engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction.
  • We provide major products and components such as piping, storage structures, modules and proprietary equipment.
  • During the operations phase, McDermott offers technical support services to enhance the productivity of our customers' existing plants.

 

Lummus Technology

Lummus is a leading licensor of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering.

Process Planning & Development

Modern process plants are complex and interrelated. They require careful planning and evaluation to ensure project feasibility, technical feasibility, economic optimization and proper licensor selection. As a designer and builder of all types of process plants, McDermott recognizes the essential part this early planning plays. McDermott maintains a group of senior engineers dedicated to process planning and project development. 
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