The Shaw Group Inc. has been awarded a contract to upgrade a residue fluid catalytic cracking unit for Star Petroleum Refining Co. in Map Ta Phut, Thailand.

The unit has a capacity of 40,800 barrels per day. The value of the contract was not disclosed.

Shaw jointly developed the proprietary RFCCU technology through an alliance with Axens and Total that began in the early 1990s. To date, Shaw and Axens have licensed 51 grassroots units and performed more than 200 revamp projects.