KBR Awarded VCC License and Basic Engineering Package for TAIF Group's Refinery at Nizhnikamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced it was awarded a contract by TAIF Group to provide licensing and engineering services for the Veba Combi Cracker (VCC) to be implemented at the Nizhnikamsk refinery in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide the License, Basic Engineering Package (LBEP), and other services for TAIF's VCC-based Deep Conversion Complex. The complex will process 2.7 million tons per annum of refinery vacuum residues, and 1.6 million tons per annum of distillates into high value petrochemical feedstocks and Euro 5 diesel. This award marks the third VCC license, and KBR's largest VCC project award since the acquisition of the rights to the technology in January 2010.
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