Pemex subsidiary PEMEX Refinación awarded a
contract for the revamp of a Mexican refinery to a Technip
consortium including Construcciones Industriales Tapia, the
companies said on Wednesday.
The contract includes the revamp of a conversion unit of the
Ing. Héctor R. Lara Sosa refinery, located in Cadereyta,
Mexico. Technip's share of the contract is worth approximately
The scope of work includes the detailed engineering,
procurement, construction, training,
commissioning and start up for the recondition of the
combustion gases system of the No. 1 catalytic plant (FCC) of
Technip's operating center in Mexico City, Mexico, will
execute the project with the support of
Construcciones Industriales Tapia for construction work.
The project is scheduled to be completed
in the second semester of 2014.
"This is our first EPC contract awarded by PEMEX
Refinación," said Emiliano Pescador, Technip's
country manager in Mexico.
"We managed to capture it thanks to the acquisition of Stone
& Webster process technologies and associated oil and gas
engineering capabilities and its extensive experience and
state-of-the-art technology portfolio. This contract
will also be the first project to be managed from our
recently opened Mexico City office."