Lithuania: Plant Engineering Petrofac Bags 640 Million Dollar EPC Contract for Refinery Project
Orlen Lietuva has awarded an EPC contract to Petrofac for modernizing, upgrading and expanding its existing Mažeikiai Refinery in North-West Lithuania. With this move, the company intends to develop cleaner fuels and enhance the plant’s operational and carbon efficiency.
London/UK – Petrofac has announced that it has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract, valued at approximately 640 million dollars, from Orlen Lietuva to support a comprehensive modernization, environmental upgrade, and expansion program at its Mažeikiai Refinery in North-West Lithuania.
The lump sum contract comprises engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and commissioning services, as Orlen Lietuva invests to expand the existing refinery complex, raise capabilities, meet the requirements for cleaner fuels and improve operational and carbon efficiency of the plant. The scope of work encompasses mainly greenfield EPC development, with some brownfield modifications, as well as Front End Engineering Design (FEED) of relevant utilities and offsites. The contract includes the addition of a new residue hydrocracking facility and improvement of the existing facility. Project completion is planned by the end of 2024.
PC Orlen Lietuva is an Orlen Group company, operating the sole refinery in the Baltic region. The Mažeikiai refinery is important to the Polish and Lithuanian economies.