Italian IGCC plant almost complete

This photo, taken in August 1998, shows part of Isab Energy's new IGCC complex. The methyl diethanolamine (MDEA) regenerator and three Claus units are in the center of the photo. On the top right is the soot recovery and recycle unit. THE NEW INTEGRATED GASIFICATION combined-cycle (IGCC) plant in Priolo, Sicily, is about 97% complete, according to Foster Wheeler Italiana, Corsico, Italy. The plant is owned by Isab Energy, a company formed by Erg Petroli SpA (51%) and Edison Mission Energy (49%). Erg Petroli is 80% owned by ERG SpA and 20% owned by Agip Petroli SpA. Foster Wheeler Italiana completed the basic design in April 1993. The plant's feed will ...

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