Foster Wheeler to supply fired heaters for Russia refinery expansion
Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Surgutneftegaz for the engineering and material supply of nine fired heaters for the new high-octane gasoline compounds production complex to be built at the KINEF - Kirishinefteorgsyntez refinery in Kirishi, Russia.
The Kirishinefteorgsyntez refinery has a crude oil processing capacity of 230,000 bpd.
We have a long and very successful track record in designing and supplying heaters for the Russian market, and we are very pleased to have received this major award, which constitutes another vote of confidence in the quality and reliability of our heaters, said Umberto della Sala, chief operating officer of Foster Wheeler.
The value of Foster Wheelers contract was not disclosed and will be included in the companys third-quarter 2013 bookings.
The supply of all of the fired heaters required for this new complex at one of the largest refineries in Russia is one of the biggest and most critical packages we have awarded, and we are pleased to have selected Foster Wheeler, said V.E. Somov, general director of Kirishinefteorgsyntez.
We are confident that Foster Wheeler will bring its renowned reputation and experience to this project," he added.
Foster Wheelers scope of work is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2015.
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