Foster Wheeler wins EPCM contract for refinery

Engineering company Foster Wheeler has announced that its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services contract by petrol company Société Nationale de Raffinage for Phase 1 of the Limbé Refinery upgrade and modernisation project in Cameroon.

The terms of the award were not disclosed and the contract will be included in Foster Wheeler’s second-quarter bookings for 2010.

Foster Wheeler has already completed the front-end engineering design for the entire project.

Phase 1 includes the revamp of the existing crude distillation unit, the addition of a vacuum distillation unit and a catalytic reformer unit, and power generation and associated offsites and facilities.