TURKEY - TÜPRAŞ - RESIDUUM UPGRADING PROJECT OF THE IZMIT REFINERY

Tekfen Job No:

332

Location:

İzmit, Turkey

Client:

TÜPRAŞ, Turkish Petroleum Refineries Co., Inc.

Contractor:

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc.

Tekfen Portion:

100%

Commencement:

10/11/2011

Completion:

28/02/2015

TUPRAS is the 7th biggest refining company in Europe and 29th biggest refining company in World with 28.1 million ton production capacity and a pioneer company in TURKEY with crude oil supplies, exports of petroleum products if necessary, the production of petroleum products (refinery), storage, transportation, distribution and marketing activities in petroleum industry.

Resid Upgrade Project (RUP) has been decided for İzmit Refinery of TUPRAS which is located in Gulf of İzmit, at the center of a consumption hub that accounts for around 40% of Turkish petroleum product consumption.

The main purpose of the Resid Upgrade Project (RUP) is to built units that process the low value of fuel oil and convert it to valuable products. With completion of the Resid Upgrade Project, Owner TUPRAS will process 4.2 million ton high sulfur fuel oil and produce 3.5 million ton valuable high quality white products (diesel / jet fuel, gasoline and LPG) in Euro-V standarts, 690.000 ton petroleum coke and 86.000 ton sulfur.

Shell GSI, Foster Wheeler USA, UOP and Technip are the technology licensors for the project.

Tecnicas Reunidas, an international general contractor in engineering and construction in the oil and gas sector, enter a contract with TUPRAS as a main contractor for Resid Upgrade Project (RUP).

TEKFEN has been awarded a US$ 501.000.000 contract from TUPRAS as one of the biggest contractor in the main project. Contract includes the execution of all Construction Works for Civil Works, HVAC System, Steel Structure Engineering, Supply and Erection, Mechanical Erection, Electrical and Instruments Installation and also Precommissioning, Commissioning Activities.

The plant consists of following process sections,
Coker Unit.
Integrated Unicracking Process Unit.
Vacuum Unit.
Hydrogen Unit.
Sulphur Recovery Unit.
Amine Regeneration Unit.
Sour Water Stripping Unit.
Substation.
Utilities.

The main works and the relevant quantities,
Excavation: 53.046 m3
Backfilling: 469.964 m3
Piling: 21.283 m
Reinforced Concrete: 124.757 m3
Structural Steel Fabrication and Erection: 25.078 t
Equipment Erection: 28.546 t
Piping Fabrication and Erection: 16.049 t
Cable Tray Erection: 320.243 m
Cable Laying: 3.950.089 m
Fireproofing: 207.747 m2