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Fluor secures Sasol’s tar-separator-replacement project in South Africa  

By Gerald Ondrey |

Fluor Corp. (Irving, Tex.; www.fluor.com) has begun work on a new project for Sasol Technology Pty. Ltd. (Johannesburg, South Africa) for its Tar Separator Project. The new contract is for engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the replacement of 24 duplex stainless-steel separator tanks. The undisclosed contract value was booked in the second quarter. “Fluor is pleased to continue its ongoing 45-year relationship with Sasol for this important new Tar Separator Project,” says Peter Oosterveer, president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals Group. “The tar separators feed all four phases of Sasol’s Secunda complex and we’re honored by the trust Sasol has placed in Fluor to perform this project.” The purpose of the gas liquor separation units is to separate various gaseous, liquid and solid components from the gas liquor streams that originate in the gasification, gas cooling, rectisol and phenosolvan units. Engineering is under way with construction to begin in the fourth quarter of 2012. The 24 separation units weigh between 80 and 100 tons each. Construction will begin using shifts working 24 h/d, 7 d/wk to shorten the construction schedule and to enable ongoing…
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