Amec Foster Wheeler secures £125m contract from BP

WCN Editorial Team 4 Mar 2016 EUROPE ENERGY & UTILITIES

Amec Foster Wheeler has secured a one-year EPC contract worth £125m from BP to build a new refrigeration plant at BP’s Refrigerated Liquid Petroleum Gas (RLPG) site in Grangemouth, Scotland.

 

The new refrigeration plant will help maintain efficient operations across the Forties pipeline system.

 

The RLPG forms part of BP’s Kinneil Liquid Petroleum Gas (KLPG) Chilldown Project, for which Amec Foster Wheeler will offer engineering, installation, project, construction and supply chain management services.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler's completions and commissioning specialist qedi will be responsible for offering commissioning support.

 

At present, the RLPG plant operates with the R22 refrigerant gas, which requires to be changed under EU legislation.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler has provided the conceptual design study identifying R410a as a more eco-friendly refrigerant replacement.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler group president for Northern Europe & CIS John Pearson said: “This contract is a great example of how we are using our leading brownfield and onshore engineering experience and expertise to deliver the best solution for our client.

 

“We have been working with BP at Grangemouth since the 1970s and look forward to providing them with continued safe and efficient operations.”

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