Foster Wheeler USA Corporation has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by Sinclair Oil Corporation for a 30,000 barrel per stream day (bpsd) delayed coker, gas plant and coke handling facilities.
The new coker, at Sinclair’s refinery at Tulsa, Oklahoma, will use Foster Wheeler’s Selective Yield Delayed Coking (SYDEC) process, allowing the refinery to process heavier crudes while maximising the production of higher value products.
Terms of the award were not disclosed. The project was included in the company’s second-quarter 2006 bookings.
‘Sinclair considers Foster Wheeler a leader in delayed coking technology and its execution approach fits with our plan to have the unit operational by 2009,’ said Paul Moote, Sinclair’s vice president, Refinery Construction.
The Engineer OnlineTuesday – 12 September 2006