Refining Chinese refineries

SINOPEC Maoming Company, a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical (SINOPEC), has awarded a contract to Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group’s subsidiaries for two circulating fluidised-bed (CFB) steam generators


SINOPEC Maoming Company, a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical (SINOPEC), has awarded a contract to Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group’s subsidiaries for two circulating fluidised-bed (CFB) steam generators.


As part of Guangdong Province-based SINOPEC Maoming’s refinery expansion program, Foster Wheeler will provide engineering services and supply two 100 gross megawatt electric CFB steam generators. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.


Foster Wheeler International Engineering & Consulting (Shanghai) will design the coal and coke-fired CFBs, while its Power Machinery subsidiary based in Xinhui, China, will manufacture the product.


The new boilers are scheduled to start operating in the first quarter of 2009.


In total, SINOPEC has purchased 21 CFBs from Foster Wheeler over the past 11 years.