Lurgi: Contracts in Brazil and South Africa
In February and May, Lurgi GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, a subsidiary of Air Liquide, was awarded two contracts for a Polyester Complex by PetroquímicaSuape, a subsidiary of Petrobras, Brazil. Lurgi’s role encompasses supply of the Zimmer Technology, engineering, procurement and erection supervision activities. The project forms part of the Brazilian Federal Government’s Growth Acceleration Programme launched with the objective to reduce Brazil’s raw material imports for the textiles, industrial fiber and packaging industries. Petrobras is a longstanding business partner of Lurgi in the most diverse fields.
Sasol Technology (Pty) Limited (Sasol), South Africa, selected Lurgi (Pty) Ltd., Johannesburg as one of the Framework Contract holders. The Framework Contract covers all of the sectors in which Sasol is active in South Africa, including oil and gas processing, chemicals and gas-to-liquids. On demand of Sasol, Lurgi will provide feasibility studies, front-end engineering and design services under pre-agreed terms and conditions. Orders will be based on individual packages of work released by Sasol.
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