Technip Awarded EPCM Contract for Major Expansion of a Valero's Refinery in the United States
13 August 2008
13 August 2008Technip has been awarded by Premcor Refining Group, Inc. (a Valero subsidiary) an
engineering, procurement, construction and management (EPCM) contract for part of
the $2.4 billion major expansion of its Valero Port Arthur Refinery located in Texas,
Technip’s scope of work consists of:
• two processing units, including a saturate gas recovery unit and an amine
• offsites associated with the expansion of the refinery.
The expansion is expected to boost overall refinery throughput capacity to 415,000
barrels per day making it one of the largest refineries and giving Valero more
capacity to process heavy sour feedstocks.
Technip’s operating center in Houston, Texas, will execute the contract. Mechanical
completion of the project is scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2010.