SRC lets contract for Jurong refinery expansion

Singapore Refining Co. Pte. Ltd. (SRC) has let a construction contract to JGC Corp. for expansion work at its 290,000-b/d Jurong refinery in Singapore.

Singapore Refining Co. Pte. Ltd. (SRC) has let a construction contract to JGC Corp. for expansion work at its 290,000-b/d Jurong refinery in Singapore.

Under the contract, JGC will perform the engineering, procurement, and construction work for a 26,000-b/d gasoline desulfurization unit, an amine treating unit, a heavy naphtha splitter, and a two-train 72-Mw cogeneration unit, JGC said.

The project is due to be commissioned by first-half 2017, according to JGC.

Once in operation, the cogeneration unit and naphtha splitter will enable SRC to produce motor gasoline meeting Euro 4 and 5 specifications under more energy-efficient conditions, JGC said.

A value of the contract was not disclosed.

SRC, jointly owned by Singapore Petroleum Co. and Chevron Corp. (OGJ Online, Mar. 1, 2004).

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