Caltex awards Foster Wheeler EPC contract for South Africa low-sulfur diesel project

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Sept.16 -- Caltex Oil South Africa (Pty) Ltd., a ChevronTexaco group member, awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to Foster Wheeler South Africa (Pty.) Ltd. for the third stage of a $32 million low-sulfur diesel project in Cape Town, South Africa.

The project involves revamping a diesel hydrotreating unit and adding a hydrogen purification unit to produce low-sulfur diesel that will meet South Africa's diesel fuel specification of 500 ppm wt sulfur by Jan. 1, 2006. Commissioning is expected in November 2005.

During the first and second stages, Foster Wheeler produced a conceptual engineering package, including a hydrogen-management study, and completed front-end engineering design and total installed cost estimates.

Related Articles

EPP lets contract for another Gulf Coast PDH unit

03/18/2014 Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP), Houston, has let a $100 million contract to CB&I, Houston, for pipe fabrication for a propane dehydrogen...

Azerbaijan looking beyond latest contract success, official says

03/17/2014 Azerbaijan will continue to develop partnerships with other countries as it tries to export more natural gas west from the Caspian basin, an offici...

GTL plant planned for Kazakhstan

03/17/2014 Kazakhstan and CompactGTL have signed a memorandum of cooperation to develop and implement associated gas processing technologies for the world’s f...

Ukraine gas plant starts up

03/12/2014 KUB-Gas LLC, a partially owned unit of Calgary-based Serinus Energy Inc., has completed and commissioned a gas processing plant at Makeevskoye, Ukr...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!


Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected