Refinery Projects Jacobs to Design and Engineer Heat Recovery for Refinery in Abu Dhabi

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Abu Dhabi Oil Refining (Takreer) has entrusted Jacobs Engineering with the front end engineering and design (FEED) for the Waste Heat Recovery Project at its Ruwais Refinery.

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Construction works at a petro-platform. Jacobs recently bagged an engineering contract for a refinery in Abu Dhabi.
Construction works at a petro-platform. Jacobs recently bagged an engineering contract for a refinery in Abu Dhabi.
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Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates – California–based Jacobs shall supply the waste heat recovery system for the refinery's general utilities plant (GUP) with a a capacity of generating 650 megawatts of power and producing 14 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD) of water. Jacobs has been contracted to provide FEED services that focus on improving efficiency at the GUP to enhance power generation and water production, while reducing adverse environmental impacts. The additional power and water is expected to cater to the increased demand resulting from the on-going expansion of the Ruwais Industrial Area and residential complex.

Jacobs' Senior Vice President Mark Bello stated, “We are delighted to expand on our relationship with Takreer at the Ruwais Refinery and provide FEED services for the GUP. Our strength in front end project delivery combined with our team’s proven performance in power and water generation supports Takreer in the growth of this refinery.”

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