TechnipFMC signs a contract with MIDOR
06 November 2018
TechnipFMC (FTI) has signed a major Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract with Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) for the modernization and expansion of their existing complex near Alexandria, Egypt.
This EPC contract covers the debottlenecking of existing units as well as the delivery of new units including a crude distillation unit, a vacuum distillation unit, a hydrogen production facility based on FTI’s steam reforming technology, as well as various process units, interconnecting, offsites and utilities.
Starting in 2022, the modernized complex will exclusively produce Euro V products, with a 60% increase in the refinery’s original capacity to 160,000 barrels per day of crude oil.
The company is working with MIDOR to complete the remaining conditions precedent to enable project work to commence. Moreover, in the spirit of cooperation with the Egyptian government, TechnipFMC has also been awarded a contract for the basic design of the Assiut refinery Hydrocracker complex.