Tecnimont awarded engineering contracts for two Russian fertilizer plants
Mary Page Bailey
Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. (Milan, Italy; www.mairetecnimont.com) has announced that its main operating company Tecnimont S.p.A. has signed contracts for engineering for two fertilizer plants in Russia, as well as an agreement for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) direct negotiation for one of the two plants. The owners of the plants will be subsidiaries of EuroChem Mineral and Chemical Company.
The first facility is an ammonia plant with a capacity of 2,700 metric tons per day (m.t./d) based on KBR technology, and related utilities and offsites, in the industrial site of Kingisepp, Saint Petersburg region. The scope of work includes the engineering packages developed by the licensor as well as the adaptation work to be performed by a qualified Russian Design Institute who will act as a subcontractor to Tecnimont. Additionally Tecnimont was also nominated by EuroChem as preferred bidder for the direct negotiation of the EPC contract for the Kingisepp plant whose main terms and conditions have already been agreed between the parties.
The second facility is an ammonia plant with a capacity of 2,700 m.t./d based on KBR technology, a granular urea plant with a capacity of 3,500 m.t./d based on Stamicarbon technology and related utilities and offsites in the industrial site of Nevinnomyssk, Stavropol region. For this second facility engineering works are already effective, the scope of work being similar to the one of the Kingisepp plant.