Project plans respond to market demands for more, cleaner fuels

When asked to list the most important issues facing downstream oil and gas engineering and construction companies now and in the beginning of 2006, Ahmad Fatemizadeh, president of Shaw Stone & Webster Process Technology Group, talked about fast-paced scheduling and the EPC risk.In 2005, engineering and construction services, he said, have reached a level not seen since the 1970s. “Our refining clients are requiring fast-paced schedules with firm guarantees.“EPC contractors are being asked to bear a disproportionate amount of risk vs. rewards.”Fatemizadeh explained that one solution has been to develop mutually beneficial relationships through innovative project execu...

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