Hydrocracking Foster Wheeler Awarded EPC Role by Zeeland Refinery
A subsidiary of Foster Wheeler´s Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Zeeland Refinery N.V., a joint venture between Total and LUKOIL, for engineering, procurement assistance and construction management assistance for the upgrade of the distillate hydrocracker at the Zeeland Refinery located at Vlissingen, The Netherlands.
Zug/Switzerland – Zeeland Refinery, a joint-venture between Total und Lukoil, awarded Global Engineering and Construction Group for optimizing a distillate hydrocracking unit. Foster Wheeler will take care of engineering, procurement assistance and construction management assistance.
The objective of the project is to maximize the throughput of the distillate hydrocracker by debottlenecking the unit's reaction and fractionation sections of the distillate hydrocracker. Foster Wheeler's scope of work is expected to be completed by June 2014. The value of the award was not disclosed and was included in Foster Wheeler's second-quarter 2012 bookings.