Lukoil taps Foster Wheeler for waste heat boiler at Russia refinery

Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Lukoil for the supply of a waste heat boiler for the Nizhegorodnefteorgsyntez refinery located in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia.

The value of Foster Wheeler’s contract was not disclosed and was included in the company’s fourth-quarter 2011 bookings.

The waste heat boiler will be installed downstream of a fluid catalytic cracking unit, enabling the production of gasoline that is intended to meet European Union Euro-5 standards.

Foster Wheeler has supplied a similar unit to the refinery, which unit has been in operation since 2010 to Lukoil’s full satisfaction.

Foster Wheeler’s scope of work is scheduled to be completed by March 2013, it said.

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