Czech Republic: Unit Upgrade Mc Dermott Wins EPCM Contract for Unipetrol’s Refinery

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Under the agreement, Mc Dermott will be responsible for upgrading Unipetrol's hydrocracking unit. The project will enable the firm’s strategy to grow its footprint in Europe.

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The contract includes the full suite of EPCM services for the upgrade of Unipetrol's hydrocracking unit.
The contract includes the full suite of EPCM services for the upgrade of Unipetrol's hydrocracking unit.
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Houston/USA – Mc Dermott International has recently announced a sizeable contract award from Unipetrol RPA for engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its refinery in Litvinov, Czech Republic.

The contract includes the full suite of EPCM services for the upgrade of Unipetrol's hydrocracking unit. Mc Dermott previously completed the feasibility study and basic engineering design and will now execute the procurement and installation phase.

During the last two decades, the company has successfully executed a number of feasibility studies, front end engineering and design (Feed) and EPCM projects for Unipetrol at their refineries and petrochemical facilities in the Czech Republic.

The project is scheduled to be fully executed from Mc Dermott's Brno, Czech Republic, office with completion expected in second quarter 2020.

Work on the project will begin immediately and the contract award will be reflected in the firm’s first quarter 2019 backlog.

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