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Contract Awarded to Foster Wheeler by Kuwait Petroleum in The Netherlands.

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HAMILTON Hamilton, city, Bermuda
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, Bermuda--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 23, 2002

Foster Wheeler Ltd. (NYSE NYSE

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:FWC FWC Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Florida)
FWC Foster Wheeler Corporation (Clinton, NJ)
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) announced today that its Milan-based subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Italiana S.p.A., has been awarded a contract by Kuwait Petroleum Europoort for the revamp re·vamp  
tr.v. re·vamped, re·vamp·ing, re·vamps
1. To patch up or restore; renovate.

2. To revise or reconstruct (a manuscript, for example).

3. To vamp (a shoe) anew.

 of a vacuum unit and some hydrodesulfurization units at its refinery at Europoort, near Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

The contract calls for Foster Wheeler to provide engineering, procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases. , construction management and supervision (EPCm) services. Work on the project has already begun and is scheduled for completion in autumn 2003.

"Foster Wheeler has executed many projects in the past 30 years for Kuwait Petroleum and this is the latest in a series we have done for Kuwait Petroleum Europoort," said Umberto della Sala, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of Foster Wheeler Continental Europe Continental Europe, also referred to as mainland Europe or simply the Continent, is the continent of Europe, explicitly excluding European islands and, at times, peninsulas. . "The revamp work will enable the refinery to operate more efficiently and also meet the European European

emanating from or pertaining to Europe.

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 Union's more stringent specifications on diesel fuel."

    Notes to Editors:

    1.  Foster Wheeler Ltd. is a global company offering, through its
        subsidiaries, a broad range of design, engineering,
        construction, manufacturing, project development and
        management, research, plant operation and environmental
        services. The corporation is based in Hamilton, Bermuda, and
        its operational headquarters are in Clinton, N.J. For more
        information about Foster Wheeler, visit our World Wide Web
        site at

    2.  Safe Harbor Statement

        This news release contains forward-looking statements that are
        based on management's assumptions, expectations and
        projections about the various industries within which the
        corporation operates. Such forward-looking statements, by
        their nature, involve a degree of risk and uncertainty. The
        corporation cautions that a variety of factors, including but
        not limited to the following, could cause business conditions
        and results to differ materially from what is contained in
        forward-looking statements: changes in the rate of economic
        growth in the United States and other major international
        economies, changes in investment by the energy, power and
        environmental industries, changes in regulatory environment,
        changes in project schedules, changes in trade, monetary and
        fiscal policies worldwide, currency fluctuations, outcomes of
        pending and future litigation, protection and validity of
        patents and other intellectual property rights, and increasing
        competition by foreign and domestic companies.
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