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New Plant Revamp Contract awarded to EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft

Ceremonial signing of contract by TOTAL Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland GmbH and EDL

(PresseBox) (Wien, ) On November 7, 2012 the Chief Executive Officers of TOTAL Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland GmbH, Leuna and EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH, Leipzig signed a contract on the revamp of the FCC gas processing plant, alkylation plant and reactor conversion of the FCC plant at Leuna.

EDL's scope for the three projects includes the detail engineering, procurement support, project management and commissioning support.

The aim of the FCC gas processing plant revamp and the FCC reactor conversion is to increase the yield structure.

The revamp of the alkylation plant is intended to produce more alkylate which is a key component of gasoline to increase the octane number (antiknock properties of gasoline engines).

The services will be rendered on the basis of the basic engineering already provided by EDL and completed in 2014 within the framework of a plant shutdown.

By concluding this contract EDL strengthens its position as specialist in refinery revamps in Central Europe. It demonstrates once more how the global player TOTAL relies on EDL's high-quality work and adherence to schedules.

Pörner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH is located in Leipzig / Germany and has a staff of approx. 150As partner of the refinery and chemical industries the company offers the complete range of services for process plant engineering and construction. As a 100%

subsidiary of Pörner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH Vienna, Austria it is part of the Pörner Group.

The Pörner Group with its 500 employees is the leading, independent engineering company for process plant engineering and construction in Central Europe. The Pörner Group is active at three locations in Austria (Vienna, Linz, Kundl) and has subsidiaries in Germany (Leipzig. Grimma), Romania (Bucharest/Ploiesti) and the Ukraine (Kiev).

The full range of engineering services can be covered - starting from project studies, authority engineering, civil and structural engineering through process-related work, basic and detail engineering, procurement up to construction management and plant commissioning.

With more than 40 Biturox® plants built worldwide the Pörner Group is leading in bitumen oxidation technology. Furthermore, the Group implemented more than 2,000 projects in refining, petrochemical, chemical, gas and pharmaceutical industries as well as in the environmental and energy sector within the last four decades.