Whether it’s onshore or offshore, Sterling Thermal Technology provide on-going assistance to refineries and petro-chemical plants world-wide. Our experience of dealing with offshore rigs as well as mainland refining plants for many years has given us an insight into the processes involved in the extraction of raw materials, production of fuel, distillation of oil and the critical areas that can be affected by, or in turn affect, heat transfer.

Sterling Thermal Technology offer design, manufacture and refurbishment services with selection of materials that are suitable for petro-chemical environments. We are also trusted to work on site, re-tubing and upgrading heat exchangers or bringing them into one of our UK manufacturing facilities for inspection and repair.

We have worked alongside our clients to meet their requirements for protocols and regulations and we have provided many sites with complete solutions to heat transfer in process for their refineries, providing them with Shell and Tube and Air Blast Heaters and Coolers for their whole process.

Sterling Thermal Technology have the capacity to design and manufacture in almost any material suitable for the application.

Our designs comply with the latest ASME and API codes and we work to the European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED). We also offer the full range of TEMA type heat exchangers which are designed using HTFS selection program in materials to suit specific requirements. See more about his on our Quality page.

Some of the products and services we offer into the Petro-Chem industry:

Heat Exchangers

  • Fin Fan Air Coolers
  • Shell and Tube
  • Air Heaters
  • Process Heat Exchangers


  • Design and Engineering
  • Fabrication
  • Project Management
  • Site Inspection and Repair