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Amec Foster Wheeler awarded steam reformer contract in Russia

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Amec Foster Wheeler has announced a contract for the engineering and material supply of a steam reformer heater for hydrogen production at the JSC Orsknefteorgsintez refinery in Orsk, Russia.

The heater will be based on Amec Foster Wheeler's proprietary Terrace WallTM design and form part of a new 75 000 Nm3/hr hydrogen production unit to be installed at one of the leading refineries in Russia.

“We have a long and very successful track record in designing and supplying heaters for the Russian market and this award constitutes another vote of confidence in the quality and reliability of our heaters,” said Andy Hemingway, Vice President, Global Process Technology, Amex Foster Wheeler.

“Our proprietary Terrace WallTM fired heater design is a unique and fully proven global technology of which we are justifiably proud. It is part of our wider suite of innovative technologies, which support our customers across the world.”

Amec Foster Wheeler’s scope of work is scheduled to be completed by 31 March 2017.

Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling

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