Project: Al-Zour Refinery, Supply of Bubble Columns, Sulphur Pit Steam Coils, Sulphur Locks & Funnels and Antifoam Pots

Client: Fluor, KIPIC, Kuwait

Completed: June, 2018

Project Highlights:

  • Engineering and equipment supply under one roof with reduced interface thus saving time
  • Total fabrication tonnage 101 tons total of 54 equipment tags
  • Fabrication at our facilities located in Baroda, India
  • Fabrication in compliance with ASME Sec. VIII Div 1. And Shell DEP and FDH JV standards
  • Inspection by TUV Nord & Bureau Veritas
  • Post Weld Heat Treatment to AS4458
  • Road and Sea-transportation of 54 off various size and weight equipment tags
  • VVessels ready to go for operation after arrival in Kuwait

Project Description:

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) is developing a new multi-billion grass root refinery in the Al-Zour area, 90km south of Kuwait City. Known as the Al-Zour Refinery project ZOR), it will primarily supply 225,000 barrels a day of low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) to local power plants. It will also produce jet fuel, kerosene and naphtha feed stock for petrochemical plants.

KIPIC required a number of Bubble Columns, Sulphur Pit Steam Coils, Antifoam Pots and Sulphur Locks & Funnels for the projects three Sulphur Recovery Units. Access Petrotec was engaged by EPC contractor FDH to fabricate and deliver the equipment requirements.

Project Deliverables

Detailed Engineering Design
Access Petrotec carried out detailed engineering design in compliance with ASME Sec VII Div 1. And also FDH JV and Shell DEP standards.

Fabrication and Supply of Equipment
Access Petrotec supplied 101 tons of primarily carbon steel equipment comprising a total of 54 different tag numbers. Manufacturing was carried out in our facilities in Baroda, India with third party inspection from both Access Petrotec and FDH JV attending various stages of the manufacturing schedule.

Bubble Columns

Sulphur Pit Steam Coils

Manufacturing Data Records (MDR) and Quality Dossiers for all 54 tags were prepared in compliance with ASME Sec VIII Div 1. And also Shell DEP- and FDH JV Standards.

Sulphur Locks & Funnels

Antifoam Pots