August 5, 2008 at 1:24 pm #3496
Source: Foster Wheeler Ltd.
Foster Wheeler Awarded Engineering and Supply Contract for Fired Heaters for Tatarstan Refinery
Thursday July 31,2008 8:05 am ET
HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced today that its Milan-based subsidiary Foster Wheeler Italiana S.p.A., part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded a contract for the supply of fired heaters for the Nizhnekamsk integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. The contract was awarded by Open Joint-Stock Company “TANECO,” a unit of Russian oil company Tatneft.
The terms of the contract, which will be included in Foster Wheelers second-quarter 2008 bookings, were not disclosed. Foster Wheeler Italiana will engineer and supply the materials for two furnaces for the hydrocracking unit, and a charge heater and three interheaters for the continuous catalytic reformer unit.
OJSC TANECO is the new name of CJSC Nizhnekamsk Refinery for whom Foster Wheeler has already successfully completed the front-end engineering design for the new complex and the process design package for the delayed coker. In addition, at the end of 2007, Foster Wheeler Italiana was also awarded a contract for the detailed engineering of two heaters for the new delayed coker.
We are indeed very pleased to be awarded these contracts by TANECO, said Marco Moresco, chief executive officer, Foster Wheeler Italiana. The excellent relationship we have already established with Nizhnekamsk Refinery is demonstrated by these additional awards.
These contracts are expected to be completed by the end of 2009.
Foster Wheeler Ltd. is a global engineering and construction contractor and power equipment supplier delivering technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment. The company employs over 14,000 talented professionals with specialized expertise dedicated to serving our clients through one of its two primary business groups. The companys Engineering & Construction (E&C) Group designs and constructs leading-edge processing facilities for the upstream oil and gas, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, environmental, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare industries. The companys Global Power Group is a world leader in combustion and steam generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. The company is based in Hamilton, Bermuda, and its operational headquarters are in Clinton, New Jersey, USA. For more information about Foster Wheeler, please visit our Web site at http://www.fwc.com.
August 5, 2008 at 1:26 pm #6675
Here is FW News update on the Russia Tatarstan Refinery & coker expansion (previously Taftnet / CSJ Nizhnekamsk Refinery), its name change & awards. Foster Wheeler was also awarded Heaters/Furnaces for Hydrocracker & Reformer units. Foster Wheeler has previously (2007) been awarded the contract for design package on new coker & its furnaces. Completion date for coker/refinery project is still end (~4Qtr) 2009.
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