Lukoil lets contract for Sicilian refinery

Isab SRL, a subsidiary of PJSC Lukoil of Russia, has let a contract to Amec Foster Wheeler PLC to provide engineering services as part of a major turnaround of the 16 million-tonne/year Priolo refinery in Sicily’s eastern province of Syracuse.

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Isab SRL, a subsidiary of PJSC Lukoil of Russia, has let a contract to Amec Foster Wheeler PLC to provide engineering services as part of a major turnaround of the 16 million-tonne/year Priolo refinery in Sicily’s eastern province of Syracuse.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s scope of work will include site engineering, estimating services, and technical assistance during the construction phase for revamps of various facilities at the refinery during a turnaround scheduled to take place sometime in 2018, the service provider said.

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While it disclosed no additional details regarding the number of processing units due for overhauls during the planned maintenance event, Amec Foster Wheeler did confirm it will apply its own expertise in fluid catalytic cracking to enable implementation of the turnaround.

Lukoil took full ownership of the Priolo refinery from former joint-venture partner ERG SPA in late 2013 (OGJ Online, Jan. 2, 2014).

Contact Robert Brelsford at rbrelsford@ogjonline.com.

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