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Technip awarded a services contract for a fertilizer complex in Brazil

September 19, 2011

Technip, within the framework of a cooperation partnership with Haldor Topsoe, was awarded a contract for providing basic and front end engineering services on a Petrobras grassroots fertilizer complex to be located at Uberaba – State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

The fertilizer complex will comprise a 1,500 metric tons per day ammonia unit based on Haldor Topsoe technology, and the complete utilities and offsites systems necessary for the operation of the complex.

The basic engineering design will be developed by Haldor Topsoe and Technip operating center in Rome, Italy while Technip operating center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will execute the front end engineering design. The overall engineering activities are scheduled to be completed within the first half of 2012.

The complex, which is scheduled to be in operation within the second semester of 2015, will contribute to reduce Brazil’s dependence on ammonia import.


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