Many of you must have wondered at some point in time how the configuration for a greenfield refinery is chosen. Is there a ‘one size fits all’ model or logical groups of process unit that you can build from? In this article, Craig Hesser, RTOL’s Process Expert explains the logic behind the choices for a refinery configuration and gives configuration examples for three archetypes: the gasoline refinery, the distillate fuel refinery and the LPG refinery.