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Technip Gets the $2.5Billion Contract for Egypt’s Assiut Refinery

TechnipFMC has now signed the much-anticipated major Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract with Egypt’s state owned Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC) for the construction of a new Hydrocracking Complex for the Assiut refinery.

The $2.5Billion hydrocracker will upgrade residual oil from the 90,000BOPD Assiut refinery, in the town of Assuit, in Upper (southern) Egypt.

The work also involves Egyptian state-owned contractor ENPPI.

“This EPC contract covers new process units such as a Vacuum Distillation Unit, a Diesel Hydrocracking Unit, a Delayed Coker Unit, a Distillate Hydrotreating Unit as well as a Hydrogen Production Facility Unit using TechnipFMC’s steam reforming proprietary technology. The project also includes other process units, interconnecting, offsites and utilities.

The complex will transform lower-value petroleum products from Assiut Oil Refining Company’s (ASORC) nearby refinery into approximately 2.8Million tons per year of cleaner products, such as Euro 5 diesel.

 

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