Valero lets contract for Pembroke refinery

Valero Energy Corp., San Antonio, has let a contract to Wood Group PLC, Aberdeen, to provide onshore industrial services to the company’s Pembroke refinery located along the Pembrokeshire coast in southwest Wales, UK.

Valero Energy Corp., San Antonio, has let a contract to Wood Group PLC, Aberdeen, to provide onshore industrial services to the company’s Pembroke refinery located along the Pembrokeshire coast in southwest Wales, UK.

As part of the 5-year framework agreement, which takes effect immediately, Wood Group Industrial Services Ltd. will deliver surface preparation and application of protective coatings for unidentified installations at the refinery, Wood Group said.

A value of the contract, which has a 1-year extension option, was not disclosed.

The refinery, which Valero purchased from Chevron Corp. in 2011 (OGJ Online, Mar. 11, 2011), processes a mix of crudes into gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, and low-sulfur fuel oil from feedstock it receives primarily from ships and barges via deepwater docking installations along the Milford Haven Waterway.

The refinery has a total throughput capacity of 270,000 b/d, which includes a crude processing capacity of 220,000 b/d as well as capacity to process 50,000 b/d of other feedstock, Valero said.

Contact Robert Brelsford at rbrelsford@ogjonline.com.

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