- Refinery also known as Muskiz Refinery
- Ownership: Petronor (Repsol)
- Website: http://www.petronor.com/web/es/index.aspx (Spanish)
- Wiki Page: Bilbao Refinery
- Location: Bilbao, Spain
- Capacity: 1.8 million tons/annum & 36,000 bbl/day
- Nelson Complexity:
- Project Stage: Completed
- Expected Completion: 2011
- Budget: 752 million euros
- Project Type: Upgrade
- Project Summary:
- The coking complex will be comprised of a 36,000 barrels per stream day delayed coker, which will use FW’s leading SYDECSM delayed coking technology, plus coke handling and storage facilities and a gas concentration unit.
- The project aims to transform the heavier components of oil ("bottom of the barrel"), whose fate is the formulation of fuel oil, light products in greatest demand: liquefied gases (propane, butane), gasoline and diesel.
- Main Contractors:
- Foster Wheeler: engineering, procurement and construction management of the delayed coking complex.
- Intecsa: As a Cost-Plus-Fee contract, the project included the below execution areas:
- FEED, front-end engineering and design, which was covered by a cost plus fee contract;
- Complete detail engineering;
- Procurement assistance, including inspection and expediting, being responsible for the preparation of all the purchasing inquiry package and purchase order technical documentation;
- Supervision and technical assistance during construction
- Commissioning and start up technical assistance.
- Delayed coker - 36,000 barrels per day
- Gascon (50 kta);
- GLP Merox ( 100 kta);
- Butadiene hydrogenation (42 kta);
- Amine regeneration (1.088 kta);
- Sour water stripper (380 kta);
- Naphtha hydrodesulphurization (225kta);
- Flare gas recovery (13.000 Am3/h);
- Coke handling (475 t/h);
- Electrical substation (29 MW).
- Crude Oil:
- Refined Products:
- The resulting increased conversion capacity at the site will make it possible to process heavier and sourer crudes
- The project will significantly increase the middle distillate yield of the refinery.
- Fuel oil production will be reduced
- 2007 - Foster Wheeler Wins Contract for the Delayed Coker Complex
- 2009 - Petronor receives EUR 400 million EIB loan
- 2011 - Project completed
- The project is being partly financed by EIB
- Project Page (Spanish)
- Foster Wheeler Wins Contract for a New Delayed Coker Complex for Petronor in Spain
- EIB Project Page
- Petronor receives EUR 400 million EIB loan for Muskiz plant
- Adi-1000 Surplus Fuel-Oil Reduction Units