TechnipFMC PLC has finished the requirements to start work on the previously awarded engineering; procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the rehabilitation and expansion of Egypt’s Middle East Oil Refinery (Midor), according to Oil & Gas Journal.
The EPC services contract is worth over $1 billion and is set to be a part of TechnipFMC’s Q1 inbound orders in the onshore-offshore segment.
The company will be doing EPC services for the expansion of Midor, which will include the delivery of new units and the debottlenecking of existing ones. The new units will include vacuum distillation unit, crude distillation unit, proprietary steam reforming based hydrogen producing plant, and a number of process units.
After development, Midor is set to produce Euro 5 products starting 2022. Moreover, the refinery’s capacity is planned to grow by 60%, reaching 160,000 barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil.