PSC TAIF-NK, a wholly owned subsidiary of TAIF Group of Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, has let a construction-related contract to Linde Group, Munich, for two hydrogen plants at its 7 million tonnes/year Nizhnekamsk refinery.
Linde will be responsible for basic and detail engineering, procurement, and supply of equipment and materials for two new hydrogen plants, each with a capacity of around 110,000 normal cu m/hr, according to a Feb. 11 release from Linde.
The hydrogen plants, which are scheduled to be delivered by yearend 2015, will supply high-purity hydrogen to the heavy residue conversion complex at the Nizhnekamsk refinery site, Linde said.
The contract is valued at about £120 million, according to Linde.
PSC TAIF-NK’s Nizhnekamsk refinery, which is Tatarstan’s largest, includes a gasoline plant and gas condensate processing plant.