US KBR wins engineering contract for Russia refinery cracker

14 February 2012 23:38  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--KBR was awarded a licensing and engineering contract for the Veba Combi Cracker (VCC) technology at the Nizhnikamsk refinery in the Republic of Tatarstan in Russia, the US-based firm said on Tuesday.

The TAIF Group complex will process 2.7m tonnes/year of refinery vacuum residues and 1.6m tonnes/year of distillates into petrochemical feedstocks and diesel fuel, KBR said.

Financial terms of the engineering contract were not disclosed.

By: Brian Ford
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