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Foster Wheeler Awarded EPC and Managing PMC Contract for World-Scale Paradip Refinery in India

Foster Wheeler Foster Wheeler AG subsidiaries, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited and Foster Wheeler (G.B.) Limited, have been awarded a contract by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) for a grassroots refinery at Paradip, Orissa State, India.

Foster Wheeler will include the booking, representing in excess of four million man-hours, in its first-quarter 2009 bookings.

Foster Wheeler will undertake the role of Managing Project Management Consultant for the major part of the development of the new 15 million tonnes per annum refinery and will also execute the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) for fifteen of the key refinery process units, plus offsites, utilities and infrastructure.

Foster Wheeler's EPCm scope includes the crude distillation units, reforming, alkylation and butane isomerization units, plus significant offsites, utilities and infrastructure. The project will be executed from Foster Wheeler's offices in the UK (Reading) and in India (Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and the Paradip site).

Posted 11/03/09

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