FEED contract for Fluor

Fluor Corporation has been selected by Marathon Petroleum Company to provide front-end engineering design services for a proposed $2.2 billion expansion at the company’s Garyville refinery.


Fluor Corporation has been selected by Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC) to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for a proposed $2.2 billion expansion at the company’s Garyville, Louisiana., refinery.



Marathon‘s final investment decision for this expansion is subject to completion of the FEED and receipt of applicable permits. The FEED contract value was not disclosed and will be booked in the fourth quarter.



Fluor’s services will include front-end engineering for new processing units, as well as utilities and off sites. The contract will be performed over a 12-month period and executed in Fluor’s office in Houston, with support from the company’s global engineering centres.



“Marathon looks forward to working with Fluor through the design phase of this important project, which would increase the capacity at our Garyville refinery from 245,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 425,000 bpd,” said Gary R. Heminger, Marathon executive vice president and president of MPC.