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Downstream Engineering Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Contracts for LNG and Refinery Projects

| Editor: Alexander Stark

Apart from a green refinery project awarded by Italian Eni, Amec Foster Wheeler announced a global downstream framework agreement with Shell and an Owner's Engineering contract by GNL Quintero in Chile.

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Amec Foster Wheeler provides services for downstream projects worldwide.
Amec Foster Wheeler provides services for downstream projects worldwide.
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London/UK — Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded an Owner’s Engineer contract by GNL Quintero to provide engineering services at its Quintero regasification terminal in Chile. The engineering services provider will participate in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction bid evaluation, as well as providing engineering services. The expansion involves the construction of a third storage tank and additional equipment to increase the regasification capacity. The company was appointed the Owner’s Engineer during the first expansion of the plant and LNG truck-loading facility.

Global Downstream Framework Agreement

The engineering services provider also announced the award of a five-year global Enterprise Framework Agreement (Efa) with Shell Global Solutions International, B.V. to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (Epcm) services for its downstream projects worldwide. For any agreements resulting from the Efa, the company will provide concept, front end engineering, detailed design, procurement, and project and construction management services for refinery, chemical and upgrades projects.

€ 50 Million Contract for ‘Green’ Refinery Conversion

In the field of green refining, Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a lump sum turn-key contract in excess of € 50 million by Eni for the engineering, procurement and construction of a new steam reforming plant for hydrogen production to be built at its refinery at Gela, Italy. The engineering company was hired as part of a major investment programme in Italy to convert its refineries from ‘conventional’ to ‘green’ bio-refineries.

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