I project is expected to enter into service in 2014.
Nordex will be executing FWEL
II on a turn-key basis together with Descon Engineering Limited (Pakistan).
FWEL Chairman and Chief Executive John Blythe said: "We are delighted to be selected as the EPC contractor for the first-phase expansion of the Bayer facility at Map Ta Phut.
FWEL is a unit of Foster Wheeler Corporation, Clinton, New Jersey, U.
Adrian Fenton, FWEL site manager, said the contract award, won in competition against 14 other engineering firms, builds on Foster Wheeler's successful Alliance and Partnering track record with refineries and other major facilities in the UK and overseas.
Fenton heads an FWEL Alliance team of approximately 50 people based in the administration building at Shell's Stanlow manufacturing complex near Chester.
Based in Reading, United Kingdom, FWEL is a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler International Corp.
FWEL Project Manager Ian Waddy said: "Our work on this project provides a unique opportunity to combine Amoco's expertise of its proprietary technology with Foster Wheeler's experience with paraxylene units.
In addition to FWEL
, Altris has many clients in the Engineering and Construction (E&C) vertical market, including the Parsons Corporation, which recently placed an order for more than $1 million.
is headquartered in Reading with substantial full-capability offices in Glasgaw, Teeside and Sriracha, Thailand.
Foster Wheeler is understandably delighted to continue to develop its association with Exxon, and is eager to get underway on this high-profile European project," said Ian Bill, FWEL
According to Neil Bowler, FWEL
project director, "The repositioning strategy is vital to the refinery's future operations.