LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 -- Refinería de Cartagena SA has awarded to Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. a contract for a refinery expansion project in Cartagena, Colombia.
CB&I will perform the engineering, procurement, and construction for the expansion, including adding 14 processing units.
The $80 million expansion project is designed to increase processing capacity at the facility to 150,000 b/d from 80,000 b/d.
The upgraded facility will produce ultralow-sulfur gasoline and diesel from a heavy crude oil slate.
Refinería de Cartagena is owned by Glencore International AG (51%) and Ecopetrol, Colombia's national oil company (49%).
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