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April 15, 2013
Technip awarded contract for a sulfur-recovery-unit modification in Bahrain
Technip (Paris, France; www.technip.com) was awarded by the Bahrain Petroleum Company B.S.C. – BAPCO, a lump-sum contract for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC), pre-commissioning as well as commissioning and start-up assistance for the modification project of the #3 sulfur recovery unit (SRU) of the Bahrain petroleum refinery. The project will ensure that the #3 SRU is capable of safely burning sour water stripper — removal of H2S and ammonia from sour water in order to reuse or dispose of it— off gas and becomes a viable spare for the new #4 SRU.
Vaseem Khan, Senior Vice President of Technip in the Middle East, stated: "We are pleased to have been awarded this project as it will strengthen our relationship with BAPCO, while ensuring continuity of our provision of quality services to this long-term client. Technip in the Middle East has a vast experience in managing complex brownfield EPC projects and is therefore best suited to execute this contract, with an aggressive fast-track schedule regarding ready for start-up and commissioning phases."