Foster Wheeler wins work for Petrobras' gas-to-chem complex in Brazil

23 August 2012 15:06  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Foster Wheeler has won a contract for work on Petrobras’ planned gas-to-chemicals complex in Brazil, the international petrochemicals engineering firm said on Thursday.

Foster Wheeler said that it will provide engineering, design, procurement and construction services for the project – called Complexo Gas-Quimico UFN-IV – at Linhares in Brazil’s southeastern Espirito Santo state.

The project’s basic engineering design/front-end engineering design phase is expected to be completed by the end of 2013, it said.

Petrobras' world-scale chemical complex at Linhares is expected to produce ammonia and urea fertilizers, methanol, acetic acid, as well as formic acid and melamine, Foster said.

Financial details were not disclosed.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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