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CB&I wins refinery project in Colombia

By Gerald Ondrey |

CB&I (Houston; www.cbi.com) has been awarded a project valued in excess of $1.4 billion by Refinería de Cartagena S.A. (Reficar) for the engineering, procurement services and construction of a new petroleum refinery, with processing capacity of 165,000 bbl/d, adjacent to Reficar’s refinery in Cartagena, Colombia. CB&I’s scope also includes revamping the existing 80,000-bbl/d refinery. The overall project will relieve regional refining constraints and will enable Reficar to produce clean, ultra-low sulfur gasoline and diesel from heavy crude.   CB&I will provide project management and the engineering, procurement services, fabrication and construction for the new refinery, including the following major components:   • Crude and vacuum distillation • Fluid catalytic cracker naphtha hydrotreater • Diesel hydrotreater • Hydrocracker • Hydrogen plant • Sulfur plant • Delayed coker • HF alkylation, C4 isomerization • Power generation • Offsites and utilities   Following the completion of Front End Engineering and Design, this next phase of the overall project includes detailed engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, and initiation…
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