The Nuvo Ufimsky refinery at Ufa, U.S.S.R., will get a sulfuric acid alkylation plant under a contract let to Foster Wheeler and its Soviet joint venture partner, Hydrocarbon Technologies (Hytech). The $80 million contract calls for Foster Wheeler and Hytech to supply engineering and materials for the 300,000 metric ton/year unit. The refinery, about 1,400 km east of Moscow in the foothills of the Urals, is one of three large refinery complexes at Ufa. The new plant will have two parallel trains, each with an initial operating capacity of 100,000 metric tons/year. It will include spent acid regeneration, along with sulf...

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