Duiker Combustion Engineers

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Duiker Combustion Engineers

Duiker Combustion Engineers is an engineering company specialized in process combustion solutions. With a rich history in fired equipment dating back to 1919, Duiker has developed to becoming a highly specialised world leader in combustion equipment for the Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU). Since the installation of the first Luynet Multipe Vortex (LMV) Burners at Shell Godorf and Haven in 1961, Duiker rapidly established a sound track record in the global oil and gas industry.

Services and Spare Parts

Duiker Services is a fully owned daughter company of Duiker Combustion Engineers. The company provides specialized services such as: emission and efficiency optimization studies, revamp studies, commissioning, start-up and troubleshooting assistance as well as operator training.

Duiker’s Spares department supports customers worldwide with the supply of spare parts for existing installations.

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Our latest news and press releases

Recently, Nitrogen+Syngas published an article on reducing industrial carbon footprint with Duiker’s Stoichiometry Controlled Oxidation (SCO) technology in their May-June 2020 issue. The article can be downloaded from the following link.

Nitrogen+Syngas is the magazine for the nitrogen and syngas industries, which is released bi-monthly by BCInsight Ltd. More information regarding the magazine can be found here.

More news and releases can be found on the news and press releases page.

Worldwide presence

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  • 1919

    Foundation of Technisch Bureau J. Duiker (Technical Firm J. Duiker)

  • 1937

    Foundation of the Duiker workshop

  • 1942

    J. Duiker en Co’s Fabriek van Apparaten en Werktuigen (J. Duiker and Co. Factory of Machines and Tools) is listed as a joint-stock company

  • 1961

    The First Luynet Multiple Vortex Burners are installed in the sulphur recovery units of the Shell Godorf and Haven refineries

  • 1961

    J. Duiker en Co’s Fabriek van Apparaten en Werktuigen becomes a publicly traded company at the Amsterdam stock exchange

  • 1962

    At the annual general meeting it is decided to change the company name to Duiker Apparatenfabriek (Duiker Machine Factory)

  • 1964

    The design of the Luynet Multiple Vortex Burner is standardized and Shell publishes the Manual for the Design and Construction of LMV H2S Burners and Line Burners

  • 1972

    To handle the large demand for burners Duiker Projekten (Duiker Projects) is founded as a subsidiary of Duiker Apparatenfabriek

  • 1978

    Babcock Contractors Ltd. purchases Duiker Projekten and renames it Babcock Duiker

  • 1985

    Duiker, Goar Allison and Air Products introduce oxygen enrichment to sulphur recovery units through the COPE process

  • 1989

    Laidlaw Drew purchases Babcock Duiker and renames it LD Duiker

  • 2004

    After a management buyout the company is renamed Duiker Combustion Engineers

  • 2009

    Duiker moves to a new office and research facility in Wateringen, The Netherlands

  • 2010

    Duiker develops and sells the first commercial Stoichiometric-Controlled Oxidation (SCO) Unit

  • 2012

    Duiker opens a sales office in Beijing, China

  • 2014

    Duiker Services is founded as an independent daughter company