TechnipFMC set to commence work on Midor project in Egypt

The contract is over $1 billion

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. engineering man with white safety helmet standing in front of oil refinery building structure in heavy petrochemical industry

Image used for illustrative purpose. engineering man with white safety helmet standing in front of oil refinery building structure in heavy petrochemical industry

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TechnipFMC has successfully completed the remaining conditions required to enable work to commence on the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract awarded by Middle East Oil Refinery (Midor) for the modernisation and expansion of their existing complex near Alexandria, Egypt, the company said.

This major EPC contract covers the debottlenecking of existing units, the delivery of new units including a crude and vacuum distillation unit, a hydrogen production facility based on our steam reforming technology, as well as various process units, interconnecting, offsites and utilities.

For TechnipFMC, a “major” contract is over $1 billion, a statement said. Schedule to start in 2022, the modernised complex will produce Euro V products, with a 60% increase in the refinery’s original capacity to 160,000 barrels per day of crude oil.

The contract award will be included in the company’s first quarter 2019 inbound orders in its Onshore/Offshore segment. - TradeArabia News Service

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