Saudi Aramco awards Foster Wheeler SOFCON oil contract

Foster Wheeler SOFCON, an unincorporated consortium between a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler’s Engineering and Construction group and A Al-Saihati, A Fattani & O Al-Othman Consulting Engineering (SOFCON), has been awarded a contract by oil company Saudi Aramco for the front-end engineering design and project-management services for the Clean Transportation Fuels Project at the Riyadh Refinery, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This project’s objective is to reduce the sulphur content of gasoline and diesel produced by the refinery to 10 parts per million and to reduce the level of benzene in gasoline.