La Plata Refinery Project
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Summary Information

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrade
  • Project Summary: A new delayed coking unit is to be built. The planned new facility will have a capacity of 28,000 barrels per stream day.
  • Main Contractors:
    • Foster Wheeler - detailed engineering, procurement services and support to construction and plant start-up.
  • Licensors:
    • The unit will use Foster Wheeler's leading Selective Yield Delayed Coking (SYDECSM) technology

Refining Units

  • Delayed Coking Unit - 28,000 bpd

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • Anode coke to be used in the aluminum industry

History

  • 2009 - Foster Wheeler awarded a contract by YPF, S.A. to provide the basic design package for the new fractionation unit and gas plant
  • 2010 - Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract
  • 2012 - Diesel hydrodesulfurization unit completed

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for a New Delayed Coking Unit in Argentina
  2. Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for a Delayed Coker Heater in Argentina
  3. Opening of plant in La Plata

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