March 2012

Trends and Resources

HP Construction: Middle East

Qatargas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Samsung Engineering Ltd. for a diesel hydrotreater (DHT) unit that will treat 54,000 bpsd of diesel, from high-sulf..

Meche, Helen, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Qatargas has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Samsung Engineering Ltd. for a diesel hydrotreater (DHT) unit that will treat 54,000 bpsd of diesel, from high-sulfur into ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel, at the Laffan refinery. At a cost of around QR 350 million, the DHT unit, which is aiming to produce diesel with less than 10 ppm of sulfur content with the Euro 5 specification, will be built and integrated into the existing Laffan refinery by 2014. The hydrotreater will process straight-run light gasoil (LGO) feedstock from the existing Laffan refinery 1 (LR1) and the second planned refinery (LR2). The DHT unit has a processing capacity of 54,000 bpsd. Un

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