Contract let for Suriname refinery expansion

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Sept. 9
-- Staatsolie, the state oil company of Suriname, has let a project management consultant contract to Aker Solutions US Inc. for a doubling of crude capacity of its refinery at Tout Lui Faut to 15,000 b/d.

When online in 2013, the expanded refinery will produce diesel, gasoline, fuel oil, bitumen, and sulfuric acid.

Glyn Rodgers, president of Aker Solutions US, said the expansion is “the largest single project in the country’s history.”

CB&I Lummus Inc. holds the contract for the third phase of front-end design work.

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