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Foster Wheeler awarded Mexico EPC contracts

Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Foster Wheeler AG has announced that subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, together with a joint venture partner, Altair Strickland LLC, have been awarded contracts by Pemex Refinacion (PEMEX) for the engineering, design, procurement, construction, commissioning, and start up of slide valve systems on the Foster Wheeler delayed coker units at two refinery in Mexico.

Projects at both the Hector R. Lara Sosa Refinery located in Cadereyta, Nueva Leon, and the Francisco I. Madeiro refinery in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, are scheduled to be completed during refinery turnarounds in 2015.

Roberto Penno, Chief Executive Officer, Foster Wheeler Global Engineering and Construction Group, commented: “These wins reflect our strong relationship with Pemex and our growing capabilities and presence in Mexico.

“Foster Wheeler brings to these projects extensive experience in the design and delivery of retrofits to delayed cokers, a robust track record in executing projects in Mexico, and impressive technical expertise in heavy crude processing”.

Adapted from a press release by Emma McAleavey.

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