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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Bechtel to provide Assiut refinery with delayed coking technology

Bechtel signed an agreement with Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC) to provide the process design of a delayed coking unit at the Assiut refinery. Bechtel says ASORC will use its ThruPlus coking technology to upgrade heavy oil into high-value, light hydrocarbon liquids as part of its USD 1.5 bn refinery modernization program. "The addition of a modern delayed coking unit was determined to be the most economical option to allow the refinery to increase complexity and eliminate heavy fuel oil product,” ASORC’s Chairman said. (Read)

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