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Veolia Environnement’s oil and gas team to supply FPCC with water treatment services

02nd April 2014

Formosa Petrochemical Corporation (FPCC) is looking to expand its production capability at the Mai Liao petrochemical complex near Taiwan and will need to upgrade its water treatment facilities.

Taiwan FPCC water treatment
Technologies implemented by Veolia on the site will provide for a decrease in raw water consumption from 60,000 m3/day down to 25,000 m3/day, of which 5,000 m3/day of water reused.

Veolia will design the water treatment plant upgrade, supply the technology and equipment and guarantee a performance on the upgraded plant. Solutions used at FPCC Mai Liao site include in-house technologies such as AnoxKaldnes MBBR (Moving Bed Bio Reactor), which maximize water reuse.

"This contract demonstrates that with its more than 350 proprietary water treatment technologies and solid experience in managing projects for the oil and gas industry, Veolia is able to offer prominent clients such as FPCC, integrated water treatment solutions that maximize water reuse and so reduce the water footprint of these industrial installations, as well as improve their economic performance,” said Thierry Froment, CEO Veolia Water Oil & Gas.

Technologies implemented by Veolia on the site will provide for a decrease in raw water consumption from 60,000 m3/day down to 25,000 m3/day, of which 5,000 m3/day of water reused.

The Mai Liao complex is the largest in Taiwan with a refining capacity of 540,000 barrels per day and a yearly production of ethylene and propylene exceeding respectively 2.9 and 2.3 million tons.

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