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May 28, 2013
Technip awarded contract for a calcination unit for a coker project in Abu Dhabi
Technip (Paris, France; www.technip.com) has been awarded a significant contract comprising technology, engineering services and supply of core equipment for Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. — Takreer's new coke-calcination unit. This new unit is part of the carbon black & delayed coker project being implemented adjacent to Takreer’s existing Ruwais refinery located in the United Arab Emirates.
The unit will consist of two trains and is designed to process 700,000 ton/yr superior-quality anode green petroleum coke through two kilns, thanks to the implementation of world-leading licensed technologies. The processed coke will be used as anode coke for Abu Dhabi's growing aluminum industry. Technip will support the EPC contractor, Samsung Engineering Co., until the completion of the performance testing of the new unit.
Technip's operating center in Düsseldorf, Germany will execute the contract, which is scheduled to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2015.
Technip's operating center in Abu Dhabi will execute the project, which is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2015.