Pemex refineries due low-sulfur fuel units

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Sept. 15
-- Pemex Refining let engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts worth $638 million to ICA Fluor for low-sulfur gasoline projects at two refineries in Mexico.

In addition to the EPC work, ICA Fluor will test and start up catalytic gasoline desulfurization plants, amine regeneration units, offsites, and utilities at the 275,000-b/cd refinery in Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon, and the 185,000-b/cd refinery in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas.

The Cadereyta project involves a 42,500-b/d catalytic distillation train. The Madero project involves two 20,000-b/d catalytic distillation plants.

ICA Fluor is a joint venture of Empresas ICA SAB de CV and Fluor Corp. Pemex Refining is a subsidiary of state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos.

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