Clean fuels contract for Shaw

Shaw Stone & Webster been awarded a contract by Marathon Petroleum Company for a 70,000 barrels per day heavy gas oil hydrocracker unit and 47,000 bpd kerosene hydrotreater unit.


Shaw Stone & Webster been awarded an engineering and procurement contract by Marathon Petroleum Company for a 70,000 barrels per day (bpd) heavy gas oil hydrocracker unit and 47,000 bpd kerosene hydrotreater unit.



The value of the contract was not disclosed.



The contract award is part of the Garyville Major Expansion (GME) Project at Marathon’s Garyville, Louisiana refinery. The expansion project is expected to increase refining capacity from 245,000 bpd to 425,000 bpd, providing the market with an additional 7.5 million gallons of transportation fuels daily.



Shaw has worked at Marathon‘s Garyville refinery since 2003, performing engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a distillate hydrotreater unit, gasoline desulphurisation unit and coker naphta splitter unit, which helped conform the refinery to meet new clean-fuel standards.