Contract Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract

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Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract for a new Terrace Wall steam reformer in Russia. Read more.

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Ufa/Russia, Zug/Switzerland – A subsidiary of Foster Wheeler's Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by JSC Novo-Ufimsky Refinery, a subsidiary of Russian oil company Bashneft, for the engineering and material supply of a new Terrace Wall steam reformer heater and air preheating system for the Ufa refinery in the Republic of Bashkortostan/Russia.

The steam reformer will be part of the 420 tonnes per day hydrogen production unit being built by JSC Novo-Ufimsky Refinery and will be one of the largest steam Terrace Wall reformers for hydrogen ever built by Foster Wheeler. The plant is based on Foster Wheeler’s hydrogen technology and Foster Wheeler’s process design package. Foster Wheeler's scope of work is scheduled to be completed in mid-2012. The balance of the hydrogen plant engineering and construction will be undertaken directly by the client.

The value of Foster Wheeler’s contract was not disclosed and was included in the company’s fourth-quarter 2010 bookings.