Fluor Corporation (ticker: FLR, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
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Fluor Wins National Engineering Excellence Award for Refinery Project in Spain
MADRID & IRVING, Texas, May 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded the 2010 National Prize of Industrial Engineering by the Spanish National Society of Professional Industrial Engineers. Fluor received the award in the "Engineering Project" category for its contribution to the C-10 Refinery Expansion Project for Repsol Petróleo S.A. in Cartagena (Murcia), Spain.
"Fluor is honored to receive this prestigious award by the Spanish National Society of Professional Industrial Engineers," said Peter Oosterveer, president of Fluor's Energy & Chemicals Group. "This tremendous effort by our engineers and project team in Madrid and Asturias is one example of our global engineering and project expertise in the oil and gas sector."
Spain's Prince Felipe presented the award to Fluor and participant partners on behalf of the Spanish National Society of Professional Industrial Engineers at a ceremony in Madrid, Spain, on May 30, 2011.
Fluor served as the program management contractor on the project, which doubled the capacity of a heavy oil conversion refinery. In addition, Fluor was responsible for the front-end engineering and design as well as the engineering, procurement and construction management for the utilities and offsite facilities. Fluor also implemented its Zero IncidentsSafety Program on the project. The construction of the expansion project is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2011.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenue of $20.8 billion in 2010. For more information, visit www.fluor.com/.
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