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Ascent Engineering, Inc. is an engineering firm located in Houston, Texas. We also have offices in San Diego, CA, and Fort Mill, SC. We specialize in the design and modification of petroleum refineries, chemical processing and alternative energy facilities.

Our capabilities range from a few hours of general consulting through Schedule "A" packages. Our specialty is custom process engineering to meet the needs of your facility and staff. We have completed a wide variety of projects.

Our operating philosophy emphasizes the needs of our clients. Ascent has a wide range of experience in the hydrocarbon processing industry specializing in refinery units. Please contact us if you have any comments, questions, or if we can offer our assistance in one of your plant projects.

Operating Philosophy

Ascent Engineering’s operating philosophy is simple - provide the best solutions to our clients’ problems in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. There are several key elements that drive our firm’s success:


We employ quality personnel.


We are flexible:

We meet your needs not ours.


We value our clients’ trust and goodwill.

     Ascent Experience
      Some of our recent successes include:

Ø       Crude tower revamp resulting in 25% more diesel recovery.


Ø       Refinery debottlenecking project resulting in significantly higher refinery throughput.


Ø      Low capital Crude feed preheater optimization resulting in significant energy savings.