MARKET PROSPECTS has selected Jacobs Engineering Group Inc as owner’s engineer for the construction of a new 2x150 Megawatt electric (MWe) circulating fluidized bed coal-fired power plant in Barangay Bato, Toledo City, in the Philippines. As the owner’s engineer, Jacobs will carry out design review and provide comments to engineering, procurement and construction contractor Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd. Jacobs will support the owner by reviewing plans against contract specifications; submitting technical documents in accordance with relevant design codes and standards; reviewing commissioning test procedures; and attending off-site fabrication shop inspections and factory acceptance tests. TVI’s new plant includes two circulating fluidized bed boilers with reheat and steam turbine generators. The plant also includes a coal unloading jetty including unloading equipment, conveyor system, coal storage dome, ash handling system and storage facility, water treatment and wastewater treatment plants and other ancillary buildings and equipment. The plant is scheduled for completion in 2017.
Westinghouse partnership to develop nuclear plant in Turkey
estinghouse Electric Co, China’s State Nuclear Power Technology Corp (SNPTC) and Turkish power company Electricity Generation Co (EÜAù) have signed an agreement to enter into exclusive negotiation to develop and construct a four-unit nuclear power plant site in Turkey based on AP1000 reactor technology. The project covers all life cycle activities including operations, nuclear fuel, maintenance, engineering, plant services and decommissioning.
Ghanaian mine’s water management outsourced to Veolia
ngloGold Ashanti has selected Veolia to optimize, operate and
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maintain the water treatment plant at its Iduapriem open pit gold mine in Ghana. Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Ghana Ltd, will operate and maintain the existing water treatment facility at Iduapriem over the next two years.
OIL & GAS
Kentz awarded Qatar Shell contract for Pearl GTL facilities
NC-Lavalin’s Qatar Kentz has secured a four-year multi-milliondollar call-off contract, with a possible two-year extension, from Qatar Shell for its Pearl Gas-ToLiquids (GTL) onshore and offshore facilities in Qatar. Kentz will manage the EPCM work for all services related to plant changes, as well as minor, base and medium projects. This will include project management, engineering and specialist studies, procurement and logistics, construction and commissioning management, and the execution of construction works. Located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Pearl GTL is the world’s largest source of GTL products, capable of producing 140 000 barrels of GTL products each day. The plant also produces 120 000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids and ethane. SNC-Lavalin acquired Kentz earlier this year.
book established in the Phase I contract. Mechanical completion of the project is scheduled for the second quarter of 2018.
Amec Foster Wheeler wins Chevron North Sea engineering contract
mec Foster Wheeler has won a front end engineering design (FEED) contract from Chevron North Sea Ltd for the Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) development in the North Sea. The Captain EOR project will use polymer injection technology to increase oil and gas recovery. The project includes greenfield and brownfield engineering, procurement and project management services. Amec Foster Wheeler’s work includes FEED design of the proposed Bridge Linked Platform (BLP) B which will be used to store, mix and pump polymer. The company will also be responsible for the BLP brownfield tie-ins to the existing facilities as well as minor works on the floating production storage offloading (FPSO) unit. The Captain EOR project is the fourth phase of development of the Chevron-operated Captain Field, which is located approximately 68 miles offshore north of Aberdeen.
ICA Fluor to build US$1.3bn coker plant in Mexico
Work begins on ExxonMobil’s delayed coker project in Antwerp
CA Fluor, a joint venture between Fluor Corp and Empresas ICA, has signed a US$1.3 billion contract with Pemex Refinación for the construction of the delayed coker unit that will be installed at the Miguel Hidalgo refinery in Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico. ICA Fluor was awarded a contract for Phase I of the Residue Recovery Project for the Miguel Hidalgo refinery in 2013. This Phase II contract involves providing detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the 86 000-barrels-per-day capacity plant. It is the first package to be converted to the EPC stage under the open
luor Corp has started construction work on a new delayed coker unit for ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BVBA at its refinery in Antwerp, Belgium. Fluor’s responsibilities include design, engineering, procurement, module fabrication, transportation, installation and construction. The new delayed coker unit will convert heavy, higher sulfur residual oils into transportation fuel products such as marine gasoil and diesel fuel. Engineering and design work for the project began in June 2014 and is being led by Fluor’s office in the Netherlands.