October 20, 2008
Technip Awarded a New Contract for the Gdansk Refinery in Poland
Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) has been awarded by Grupa Lotos a lumpsum contract, worth approximately EUR 70 million, for the refinery in Gdansk, Poland.The contract covers engineering and procurement services for a new solvent deasphalting(*) unit. The unit will have a feed capacity of 180 tons per hour.
Technip's operating center in Rome, Italy, will execute the contract. This is the third contract assigned to Technip by Grupa Lotos over the last year, confirming the outstanding collaboration between the two companies.
(*) Solvent deasphalting: extraction process in which heavy gas oil is dissolved in a solvent and heavier matter is separated as asphalt. Feedstock for solvent deasphalting can be atmospheric resid or vacuum resid or a mixture of both.
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