A consortium of Foster Wheeler and South Koreas
Hyundai Engineering was awarded a contract by Petróleos
de Venezuela (PdVSA) for phase one hydroskimming of the new
Batalla Santa Ines refinery to be built in Barinas,
Foster Wheelers scope of work includes early detailed
engineering design and the delivery of an open book estimate
for the crude distillation unit, storage and
blending unit and fuel distribution plant.
Terms were not disclosed for the contract, which was
included in Foster Wheelers second-quarter 2012
The main release of the detailed engineering design work is
expected to be booked at a later date, upon release by the
This award follows the 2011 award to Foster Wheeler of
the process design and front-end engineering design services
contract for the Batalla Santa Ines refinery, said Umberto della
Sala, chief operating officer of Foster Wheeler.
Together with the award of the engineering,
procurement and construction management services
contract for PdVSAs El Palito refinery expansion project, announced on July 19, this
award reflects PdVSAs continued confidence in the
strength of our refining technical expertise and the
quality of our project execution," he added.