Fluor bags EPC contract oxygen train project in South Africa

Fluor bags EPC contract for oxygen train project in South Africa

5:04 AM, 3rd November 2016
Fluor bags EPC contract for oxygen train project in South Africa

IRVING, US/JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: Fluor Corporation has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by Sasol Group Technology, a division of Sasol South Africa (Pty) Ltd. This contract is for the additional oxygen capacity train 17 outside battery limits project at its Secunda plant in South Africa.

The additional oxygen capacity train 17 project includes the building and commissioning of the world’s largest air separation unit at the Secunda Synfuels Operations site.

Fluor will deliver EPC of the outside battery limits facilities for this project including the incorporation of Train 17’s product streams with other live operations. These comprise high-pressure oxygen, high pressure and low-pressure nitrogen as well as dry air. Also, included in the scope is the supply of electricity with associated infrastructure and utility upgrades to the air separation unit.

“We are utilising our broad knowledge of the Secunda facility and our innovative global procurement and design approaches to develop a capital-efficient solution for our client,” said Al Collins, president of Fluor’s energy & chemicals business in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

“This noteworthy award will allow Fluor to prove its combined solutions approach and capability to perform lump-sum EPC projects with excellence. This award marks the continuation of a successful relationship that has spanned more than half a century and includes some of South Africa’s landmark projects,” added Alejandro Escalona, general manager, Fluor South Africa.

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