Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical LLC has let a project management and consultancy services contract to a Foster Wheeler subsidiary for its 200,000-b/d refinery and petrochemical complex in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam (OGJ Online, June 7, 2013).
The refinery, construction of which is to begin soon, will process Kuwaiti crude oil. Foster Wheeler’s Global Engineering and Construction Group will manage and administer the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor consortium through completion of performance testing.
The complex is to begin commercial operation in 2017.
The project is a joint venture of Vietnam Oil & Gas Group, Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd., Kuwait Petroleum Europe BV, and Mitsui Chemicals Inc.