El Palito refinery expansion project

Héctor Javier Vegas Álvarez

Lead Process Engineering

Lead Process engineering

Contractor: Toyo, Foster Wheeler,

Owner: PDVSA

01 Oct 2004 - 01 Aug 2015. almost 11 years

Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, Venezuela

Engineering, procurenment and construction of new facilities for el palito refinery in order to increase the current capacity from 140 kbd to 280 kbd. The new facilities include a new distilation train, new CCR, new DSL HDT and new VGO HDT units. Also are included new auxilliary units such as ARU, SWS, SRU, HPU and new utilities.