Foster Wheeler has been awarded an engineering, procurement
and construction management (EPCm)
services contract by Total for the revamp of a
hydrodesulfurization unit at Totals refinery in Antwerp, Belgium.
Foster Wheeler has received a full notice to proceed on this
contract, for which the contract value was not disclosed,
according to the company.
The value of engineering and procurement services will be
included in the companys first-quarter 2012 bookings.
Construction management services are
expected to be included in the company's third-quarter 2012
bookings upon agreement of the full scope of the services to be
provided by Foster Wheeler.
The revamp of the hydrodesulfurization unit should enable
the refinery to produce jet fuel with a
sulfur content below 30 parts per million (ppm), and diesel
with a sulfur content below 10 ppm, in accordance with European Union requirements.
Foster Wheeler has already completed the front-end
engineering design for this revamp.
The revamp is expected to be mechanically complete by the
end of July 2013.