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Tabriz Refinery Gasoline Production Plant was signed between the Consortium of EIED/SEI (Sinopec Engineering Inc.)/ Tanavob Construction Company and NIORDC

The 108 million Euro EPC contract for Tabriz Refinery Gasoline Production Plant was signed between the Consortium of EIED/SEI (Sinopec Engineering Inc.)/ Tanavob Construction Company and NIORDC on Dec. 12, 2006.

   By the end of this 30 month project the gasoline production capacity of Tabriz Refinery will increase twofold from presently 3 million liters to 6 million liters per day (18,000 b/d increase) by 2010. By execution of this project the gasoline product of Tabriz Refinery will meet the European standards and there will be no need for MTBE additive, while providing 750 BPSD high purity Benzene to be used in Tabriz Petrochemical Complex.

 This new Gasoline Production Plant will consist of the following units: 

 

1-   Heavy Naphta Hydrotreating unit (NHT) with 20,000 BPSD capacity (Axens Licence)
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Octanizing Unit (OCT) with Continuous Catalytic Regeneration (CCR) having a capacity of 16,500  BPSD Reformat (RON 100)

3-   Benzene Extraction (Morphylane) with 750 BPSD Benzene (99.9%) capacity (Uhde Licence)
4-   Utilities & Off-site including 2X 11-14 MW Gas Turbine Power Generators and Storage Tanks
 

  Axens under a separate agreement with Tabriz Refinery is committed to provide the Basic Engineering Packages for the above mentioned process units on the basis of the Licensors’ Process Design Package. 

The cost of this Project for the Client considering the price of catalysts and the precious metals used in them is expected to be around 120 million Euros.