Technip was awarded by the Bahrain Petroleum Company B.S.C. (Closed) – BAPCO, a lump-sum contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning as well as commissioning and start-up assistance for the modification project of the #3 sulfur recovery unit (SRU) of the Bahrain refinery. The project will ensure that the #3 SRU is capable of safely burning sour water stripper(1) off gas and becomes a viable spare for the new #4 SRU.
Technip’s operating center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will carry out the project which is scheduled for completion in the second half of 2014.
Vaseem Khan, Senior Vice President of Technip in the Middle East, stated: "We are pleased to have been awarded this project as it will strengthen our relationship with BAPCO, while ensuring continuity of our provision of quality services to this long-term client. Technip in the Middle East has a vast experience in managing complex brownfield EPC(2) projects and is therefore best suited to execute this contract, with an aggressive fast-track schedule regarding ready for start-up and commissioning phases."
(1) Sour water stripper: removal of H2S and ammonia from sour water in order to reuse or dispose of it.
(2) Engineering, procurement, construction.
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