ENOC to upgrade Dubai condensate refinery

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 1 -- ENOC Processing Co. LLC (EPCL) has let an engineering, procurement, and construction management contract to a Foster Wheeler Ltd. subsidiary for a major upgrade of its 120,000 b/sd condensate refinery in Jebel Ali, Dubai (OGJ, Mar. 27, 2000, p. 59). The terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The upgrade includes a 70,000 b/sd hydrotreater to process LPG and naphtha, a 36,000 b/sd crude catalytic reformer, and ancillary processing units plus associated new or revamped utilities and offsite facilities.

The added units will allow EPCL to provide low-sulfur naphtha, a 102 research octane number reformate product stream, and operate the plant at full capacity using sour condensates. Other products will include LPG, butane, and sulfur.

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