Petronas picks Petrofac to engineer Malaysia’s new integrated refinery
The lump-sum EPCC scope of work includes three sulfur recovery units, two amine regeneration units, two sour water stripping units, a liquid sulfur storage units and a sulfur solidification unit.
Petrofac was awarded an engineering, procurement, construction
(EPCC) contract by Malaysia's Petronas for a refinery package
in Petronas refinery
development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor.
Worth more than $500 million, the competitively tendered
lump-sum EPCC scope of work includes three sulfur recovery
units, two amine
units, two sour water stripping units, a liquid sulfur
storage units and a sulfur solidification package unit.
Located in Pengerang, within the state of Johor, Malaysia;
Petronas RAPID project
is the largest
liquid-based green-field downstream undertaking in Malaysia.
It will have a 300,000 bpd refinery
and will supply naphtha
and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) feedstock
for the RAPID petrochemical
RAPID is part of the bigger Petronas Pengerang integrated
complex (PIC) development, which comprises of RAPID and its
including the Pengerang
co-generation plant (PCP), re-gasification terminal 2 (RGT2),
air separation unit (ASU), raw water supply project
(PAMER), crude and product
tanks (SPV2) as well as central and shared utilities and facilities
PIC is poised for its refinery
start-up by early 2019.
This award represents another significant step in
building our capability in the Asia-Pacific region," said
Subramanian Sarma, managing director of Petrofac's onshore
engineering and construction
is a core country for us, Petronas a key customer and we have
a substantial physical presence in the country to support our
s and future