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TORR Canada Awarded US$20.9 Million Contract
Montreal, Canada (ots/PRNewswire) - TORR Canada Inc. ("TORR" or "the Company") (TSX-V: TOR), a world leader in hydrocarbon remediation technology, today announced it has been awarded a contract by SK Engineering & Construction ("SKEC"), one of the world's leading engineering, procurement and construction organizations, for US$20.9 million for seven sets of TORR water treatment systems that will treat 260,000 barrels per day of produced water. This contract could be worth up to US$22.4 million if SKEC agrees to all of the options that TORR has proposed. The systems will be used by Kuwait Oil Company ("KOC") in conjunction with their intensive program to upgrade and relocate underground process piping at 10 gathering centres and a booster station.
"Our bidding book continues to grow and we are now beginning to see solid results from the conversion of our outstanding pipeline of quotations into revenue," said Alain Ferland, President and CEO of TORR Canada. "This contract gives us an entry point into the Middle Eastern market and represents a meaningful accomplishment towards our goal of increasing our market penetration worldwide."
Revenue will be recognized upon delivery which is expected to occur during fiscal 2007. As per TORR's business model, it is expected that a yearly supply of RPA(R) cartridges will be required to treat these 260,000 BPD of produced water.
About TORR Canada Inc.
TORR Canada Inc. (formerly EARTH (Canada) Corporation) is a world leader in the development of leading edge technologies for hydrocarbon remediation. Through the use of its TORR(TM) System, a Total Oil Remediation and Recovery unit and its proprietary RPA(R) Cartridge, a reusable petroleum adsorbent, TORR Canada focuses on the extraction of hydrocarbons from upstream Oil & Gas produced water. The Company provides to its customers superior economic and environmental benefits. For more information, please refer to TORR's website at www.torrcanada.com
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