WorleyParsons won a four-year contract from Assiut Oil Refining Co. (ASORC) to provide project management consultancy for the Assiut Hydrocracking Complex, which is located in Upper Egypt, Oil & Gas Journal reported.
ASORC awarded the contract through its subsidiary Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC).
According to the deal, WorleyParsons will supervise the basic engineering phase, detailed design, open-book estimate, construction, procurement, and commissioning of the complex.
The facility will annually turn 2.5 million tons of heavy fuel oil into high-quality petroleum products such as butane, diesel, kerosene, naphtha, and gasoline.
The complex will use thermal cracking technologies to convert mazut into 1.6 million tons per year of Euro 5-quality fuels, low-sulfur, in addition to annual 101,000 tons of butane and 402,000 tons per year of naphtha.