Spig, Arona, Italy, has been contracted to provide seawater cooling towers for the Nghi Son refinery south of Hanoi, Vietnam.Vietnam_IN

Spig will design and supply two cooling towers for the 200,000-barrel-a-day refinery. The towers will be manufactured with fiber-reinforced polyester corrosion-free material suitable for harsh environments and will feature duplex  hardware and back-to-back arrangement. Each  tower will process 66,550 m³/hr of seawater for a  total 133,100 m³/hr.

 According to Spig, the job is the largest seawater cooling towers project for this type of use. The  refinery will supply the Vietnamese domestic market.