US KBR wins work for refinery upgrade in United Arab Emirates

27 March 2014 16:14 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--KBR has won a contract for work on a refinery upgrade in the United Arab Emirates, the US-based energy and petrochemicals engineering firm said on Thursday.

KBR said it will provide the front-end engineering design (FEED) for the upgrade of Emirates National Oil Company’s (ENOC) condensate refinery at Jebel Ali.

ENOC plans to add jet and diesel hydrotreaters and an isomerisation unit to the refinery, enabling it to produce Euro V grade products such as high octane gasoline, low-sulphur jet fuel and ultra-low sulphur diesel.

Details about costs, capacities or start-up were not disclosed.

By Stefan Baumgarten