The company is planning the expansion after spending $300 million on a 60,000 barrel-a-day delayed coker that started earlier this month and $330 million for a 44,000 barrel-a-day fluidised catalytic cracker
that will begin next month.
Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq:FWLT), a Swiss registered company with executive offices in the UK, announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract for the design and supply of a carbon monoxide (CO) incinerator package for a residue fluidised catalytic cracker
Varadarajan said that, as part of the expansion of Kochi refinery, BPCL would be setting up a petrochemical fluid catalytic cracker
that would generate 500,000 tonnes of propylene annually.
Petroleos Brasileiro SA restarted a fluid catalytic cracker
at its Pasadena, Texas, refinery by Aug.
South Korean refiner GS Caltex is likely to import bunker-grade high sulfur fuel oil cargoes every month after its 53,000 b/d vacuum gasoil fluid catalytic cracker
reduced fuel oil production, a source close to the matter said.
The refinery project is to be developed in eight packages, including crude distillation and sulphur recovery facilities, a residue fluidised catalytic cracker
, offsites and utilities, storage tanks, infrastructure work, marine works, and two separate packages for the site preparation works.
"Korean companies won contracts for Burj Khalifa in 2004 for $1.5 billion, Um Shaif Oilfield for $1.6 billion in 2006, Das Island gas processing in 2009 for $1 billion, Ruwais Fertiliser expansion for $1.2 billion and Ruwais Fertiliser Catalytic Cracker
in the same year for $3.63 billion," said Ashour.
The meeting also opened bids for the following tenders: 1- Supply of catalysts for fluid catalytic cracker
for Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company.
Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) Alireza Zeiqami made the remarks on Sunday, adding that the pre-commissioning of RCD (reduced-crude desulfurization) and RFCC (Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracker
) units of Shazand refinery have almost finished and the new gasoline production unit will become fully operational in July.
In this third phase, the plan is to reinforce the production of oil products to suit European environmental standards by installing new processing equipment, including FCC (fluid catalytic cracker
The cost of blending down the 531-centistoke (cst) fuel, which is residue extracted from the bottom of a fluid catalytic cracker
, is likely to deter Asian buyers, traders said.
Isla's catalytic cracker
, key to churning out light fuel, may require 2-4 weeks to bring back online even after the air compressors are repaired, one source said.
The work on the refinery s 57,000bpd condensate splitter and its 28,000bpd gasoline-producing catalytic cracker
has been brought forward from the initial schedule to start in November, reported by Reuters in February.
The refinery's 57,000 bpd condensate splitter and its 28,000 bpd diesel-producing catalytic cracker
would both continue to run during the April shutdown, QP sources said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The oil processing part of the complex includes aromatics units and deep conversion section with a fluidized catalytic cracker
, a distillate hydrocracker, a delayed coker and a gasification plant.