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Amec Foster Wheeler receives technical services order from Orpic

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Amec Foster Wheeler has announced the award of a technical services agreement contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company SAOC (Orpic) for the Mina Al Fahal refinery and Sohar refinery, aromatics and polypropylene plants in Oman. The value of the three year contract, which starts immediately, is not disclosed.

Under the contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will provide specialist process and technology engineering support, process safety improvement and maintenance programme support for the refineries and chemical plants. It includes an expert helpdesk service to troubleshoot plant processes, optimise production, reduce energy and utilities costs and improve plant reliability, safety and environmental performance. The contract will be executed using skills from the company’s Reading, UK, hub of expertise along with local skills in Oman.

Roberto Penno, Amec Foster Wheeler Group President for Asia, Middle East, Africa & Southern Europe, said: “This contract opens up exciting opportunities for us to deliver for a new client in a growth region. The agreement covers a wide range of our capabilities including increasing optimisation and we look forward to being able to demonstrate and deliver our capabilities for Orpic.”

Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling

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