Honeywell Helps In $1.6bn Growth Of Jordan Refinery
Honeywell has signed an settlement with the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Firm (JPRC) to facilitate a US $1.6 billion expansion of its refinery in Zarqa, Jordan.
This expansion will improve the capacity of the power to one hundred twenty,000 barrels per day and can permit JPRC to improve the standard of its product to fulfill Euro V emissions specs.
The ceremony was attended by Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Al-Mulki, minister of vitality and mineral resources Dr. Ibrahim Saif, JPRC board chairman Walid Asfour, vice chairman Omar Al-Kurdi, JPRC CEO Abdul Karim Alaween and Honeywell UOP president and CEO Rebecca Liebert.
_The enlargement of the Zarqa refinery is an important mission because, along with bettering the quality of products, it can develop its capability to 120,000 barrels per day,” said JPRC CEO Abdul Karim Alaween. “It will help us meet the rising demand for gasoline, heavy oil which is growing at a mean of 3 percent every year._
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_Honeywell UOP has worked with JPRC since it was established in 1956, starting with design services and technology licensing and the following construction of its first refinery,_ stated Honeywell UOP_s Liebert.
_We’re especially grateful to be involved in the enlargement of the Zarqa refinery, which can increase its volume and improve the quality of its petroleum products and help the further economic development of Jordan,_ she added.
Technologies supplied by Honeywell UOP will include crude and vacuum distillation models — designed by Houston-based mostly Process Consulting Providers, Inc. — for distilling crude oil into various fractions.
Honeywell UOP additionally will provide Unicracking and hydrotreating models to create clear distillate, in addition to CCR Platforming, Penex, MinAlk, Merox and Selectfining items for producing cleaner-burning high-octane motor fuels, and a Polybed PSA unit for purifying hydrogen.
The Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company, Ltd. (JPRC) is the sole oil refining company of Jordan, publicly traded on the Amman Inventory Exchange, with headquarters in the capital of Amman, and a refinery in Zarqa, 35 kilometers east of heavy oil Amman.
The corporate manufactures a variety of fuels and refinery derivatives, and wholly owns a subsidiary oil advertising and marketing firm.
Furthermore, JPRC operates a lube oil mixing facility, three LPG bottling stations and LPG storage amenities in Amman, Zarqa and Irbid. The corporate additionally owns and operates an oil terminal and storage services in the port metropolis of Aqaba.