Dutch refiner lets contract for Zeeland refinery

Dutch refiner Zeeland Refinery NV has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to a unit of Foster Wheeler AG’s Global Engineering and Construction Group to upgrade the distillate hydrocracker at the Zeeland refinery at Vlissingen, the Netherlands.

The EPC contract’s value was not disclosed. Zeeland Refinery is a joint venture of Total SA and OAO Lukoil.

The project is to maximize throughput of the distillate hydrocracker by debottlenecking its reaction and fractionation sections. Foster Wheeler's work is to be completed by June 2014.

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