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Chevron and CB&I joint venture bags Bapco refinery contract in Bahrain

09th October 2014

CB&I has announced that Chevron Lummus Global, a joint venture between CB&I and Chevron, has been awarded a contract in excess of USD 100m by Bahrain Petroleum Co (Bapco)

Chevron and CB&I joint venture bags Bapco refinery contract in Bahrain
Chevron Lummus Global's technologies upgrade low value residual oils to high value and quality, middle distillate products that meet the most stringent specifications

The scope of work includes the licence of its LC-Fining and Isocracking technologies and engineering design packages for the new residue hydrocracking and vacuum gasoil hydrocracking units for the Bapco Modernisation Programme.

"Chevron Lummus Global has provided hydroprocessing technologies and catalysts for the production of clean transportation fuels and high quality lubricant base oils at this refinery for past projects," said Daniel McCarthy, President of CB&I's Technology operating group.

“The Bapco Modernisation Programme will expand the Bapco refinery capacity and introduce further depth of conversion and upgrading of heavy oil. The selection by Bapco to be its key technology provider underlines CB&I and Chevron Lummus Global's lead position in heavy oil upgrading."

Chevron Lummus Global's technologies upgrade low value residual oils to high value and quality, middle distillate products that meet the most stringent specifications.

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