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Fluor awarded FEED contract for Egyptian phosphoric acid production facility

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World Fertilizer,

Fluor Corp. has announced that it has been awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by Enppi – Egypt’s state energy firm – for the offsites and utilities section of the main plant complex and support services for the Waphco phosphoric acid production plant at Abu Tartour, New Valley province, Egypt.

The President of Fluor’s Mining & Metals business, Tony Morgan, said: “Fluor appreciates the importance and relevance to Egypt of this major industrial project and will use its experienced resources and subject matter expertise to deliver this complex engineering project to meet our client’s goals.

“Our integrated project team is one of the most experienced in the mining and fertilizers industry with the resources, expertise and knowledge to meet the cost, safety and fast-track schedule needs of our client.”

Fluor will work with Enppi as an integrated team. It will fast-track the FEED for the plant, which will utilise resources from the Abu Tartour mine to produce merchant-grade phosphoric acid. The project scope includes all process facilities. These include a sulfuric acid plant, utilities with a cogeneration system, storage and other required units. Once the facility is completed, it will produce 500 000 metric tpy of wet process phosphoric acid.

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