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Foster Wheeler Increases Role on Project with Full EPCm Contract at BP's Whiting Refinery

Foster Wheeler Foster Wheeler AG announced today that its Houston-headquartered subsidiary, Foster Wheeler USA Corporation (FWUSA), part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded the full Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCm) services contract from BP Products North America Inc. for the Coker Pillar Project at its Whiting Refinery in Whiting, Indiana. This award is an increase in role for Foster Wheeler through the addition of the Construction Management (Cm) services beyond the engineering, procurement and fabrication work for this project currently being executed by FWUSA.

The value of the contract was not disclosed. The additional Construction Management award will be included in the company's first-quarter 2009 bookings.

The Coker Pillar Project is part of the overall BP Whiting Refinery modernization project. This upgrade project will allow the refinery to increase its ability to process Canadian heavy crude and provides the potential to increase motor fuel production.

Posted 17/03/09

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