Russia's Khabarovsk refinery to build hydroprocessor: contractor

18 September 2013 15:07  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Russia's OJSC Khabarovsk Oil Processing Refinery is proceeding with the construction of a hydroprocessing project at its refinery in the country's far east to produce more higher-value, lighter products, energy and petrochemicals engineering firm Foster Wheeler said on Wednesday.

Foster Wheeler, which won a contract for construction management services from Khabarovsk, said that the project is now under construction. It did not disclose timelines for completion and start-up.

Foster said that the project included a hydrocracker, a hydrotreater, a hydrogen unit, an amine regeneration unit, a sour water stripper, a sulphur recovery unit, a vapour recovery unit, a waste water treatment unit, and a ground flare, as well as a tank farm and pump houses.

Foster was also in charge of the front-end engineering design (FEED) for the entire hydroprocessing complex, the basic design for the hydrogen production facility, and the design and supply of the steam reformers for the hydrogen plant, it said.

Financial details were not disclosed.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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