Technip has been awarded two lump sum contracts by Valero Refining Co.and Diamond Shamrock Refining Co. for two hydrogen plants
at their refineries in Memphis, Tennessee, and McKee,
The two 30-million standard cubic feet per day hydrogen
plants will produce high purity hydrogen and export steam. The
plants will use a high efficiency top-fired steam methane
reforming process and utilize the latest nitrogen oxide
reduction technology thereby ensuring minimum
The contracts cover: basic engineering, project management, detail
engineering, fabrication, supply and installation,
pre-commissioning and startup assistance.
Technips operating center in Claremont, California
will execute these contracts. Technip is partnered with
Performance Contractors Inc. for the installation of both
hydrogen plants. The project is scheduled to be completed
in the first half of 2012.