Contract let for Cameroon refinery upgrade

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, June 1
-- Cameroon’s Ste. Nationale de Raffinage (Sonara) has let an engineering, procurement, and construction management contract to Foster Wheeler AG for the first phase of a project to upgrade and modernize its 37,000-b/d hydroskimming Limbe refinery.

The project includes revamp of the crude distillation unit, addition of a vacuum distillation unit, a new catalytic reformer, and power-generation and related facilities.

Foster Wheeler handled front-end engineering and design.

Earlier, Sonara let a contract to Cegelec of France for upgrade of the refinery’s control system (OGJ Online, May 20, 2010).



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