Foster Wheeler on Thursday was awarded a contract by JSC
Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat for the engineering and material
supply of a new double-cell Terrace Wall steam
reformer heater and air preheating system to be built at the
Salavat refinery, in the Republic of
The value of the contract, which will be included in the
companys 2012 second-quarter bookings, was not
The Terrace Wall steam reformer will be part of a
hydrogen production unit being built by Gazprom Neftekhim
The plant is designed to produce up to 27,500 Nm3/h of
hydrogen and it is based on Foster Wheelers hydrogen technology and process design
Foster Wheelers work scope for this award is expected
to be completed in November 2013.
The Terrace Wall reformer is characterized by a
specific firing arrangement and sloped-wall radiant section
design that enable long catalyst tube life and deliver the
flexibility to maximize the reformer's operating flexibility,
according to the company.
Foster Wheelers reformers can operate with
ultra-low-NOx burners to meet tightening environmental emission
Foster Wheeler says it has supplied over 200 Terrace
Wall steam reformers to the refining and petrochemical industries in more
than 40 countries worldwide.