PASADENA, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract from Afipsky Refinery, located in the Krasnodarskij Region of Russia, to develop a basic engineering package for an amine regenerator unit, a sour water stripper and an expected 55 tons per day (TPD) sulfur recovery unit (SRU). All three units are part of a refinery extension project which includes a hydrotreater unit and a visbreaker unit.
Officials did not disclose the contract value.
The SRU design is based on Jacobs' proprietary EUROCLAUS® process and is being executed from Jacobs' office in Leiden, The Netherlands. Jacobs is working closely with the Moscow-based EPC contractor, Giprogazoochistka, who is Russia's leading engineer of gas treating units and SRU's.
A global leader in the design of SRU's, Jacobs has designed approximately 450 units around the world since 1985, including 15 SRU's in Russia and several countries in the former Soviet Union.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Robert Matha stated, "We are proud to receive this new contract and look forward to working with Giprogazoochistka to support Afipsky Refinery's important expansion project."
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.
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