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Chevron Lummus Global awarded technology contract by Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd

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McDermott International, Inc. has announced that Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), McDermott's joint venture with Chevron, has been awarded a technology contract by Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd (CPCL) for the licence and basic engineering design of a 2.5 million tpy delayed coker at its planned Cauvery Basin Refinery at Nagapattinam in Tamilnadu, India. The unit will utilise the proprietary CLG delayed coking technology which maximises value from the vacuum residue stream.

"This award represents the continued trust in our advanced delayed coking technology by Indian refiners and CPCL in particular," said Leon de Bruyn, Senior Vice President of McDermott's Lummus Technology business. "High flexibility of our coking technology to process opportunity crudes while maximising yield of valuable products is beneficial for improved refinery margins."

McDermott's Lummus Technology is a licensor of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering.

This contract was signed in 1Q19.

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