By ICN GroupPetro Chemical, April 03, 2019

Chevron Lummus bags technology contract from Chennai Petroleum

The unit to utilize proprietary CLG delayed coking technology

McDermott International today announced that Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), McDermott's joint venture with Chevron, has been awarded a sizeable technology contract by Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) for the license and basic engineering design of a 2,500 KTA delayed coker at its planned Cauvery Basin Refinery at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, India. The unit will utilize the proprietary CLG delayed coking technology which maximizes value from the vacuum residue stream.

"This award represents the continued trust in our advanced delayed coking technology by Indian refiners and CPCL in particular," said Leon de Bruyn, Senior Vice President of McDermott's Lummus Technology business. "High flexibility of our coking technology to process opportunity crudes while maximizing yield of valuable products is beneficial for improved refinery margins."

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