Technip Awarded Contract for a New Calcination Unit for a Coker Project in
PARIS -- May 28, 2013
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) was awarded a significant
contract^(1) comprising technology, engineering services and supply of core
equipment for Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company – Takreer's new coke calcination
unit. This new unit is part of the Carbon Black & Delayed Coker project being
implemented adjacent to Takreer’s existing Ruwais refinery located in the
United Arab Emirates.
The unit will consist of two trains and is designed to process 700,000 tons
per annum superior-quality anode green petroleum coke^(2) through 2 kilns,
thanks to the implementation of world-leading licensed technologies^(3). The
processed coke will be used as anode coke for Abu Dhabi's growing aluminium
industry. Technip will support the EPC contractor, Samsung Engineering Co,
Ltd, until the completion of the performance testing of the new unit.
Technip's operating center in Düsseldorf, Germany will execute the contract,
which is scheduled to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2015.
Mesut Şahin, Managing Director of Technip in Germany, declared: “This contract
follows the successful completion of the process design package for this new
coke calcination unit for Takreer last year. The award reinforces the
world-leading position of the rotary kiln and cooler technologies representing
about 70% of the world’s total calcined coke production capacity. We are proud
for being entrusted to design and deliver our 7^th reference plant to our
^(1) For Technip, a “significant” onshore contract is ranging from €50 to €100
^(2) Raw petroleum coke that has physical and chemical properties which make
it suitable to be used after calcination for fabrication of anode blocks
required for the aluminium smelting process.
^(3) Rotary Kiln and Coke Cooler technologies are the leading technologies of
Technip and Metso in terms of world capacity to produce calcined petroleum
coke which are both licensed by Technip for the Takreer project.
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