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CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology Co. Ltd. for the license and engineering design of a grassroots propane dehydrogenation unit to be built in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China.
Technip announces today that it has extended its successful exclusive PTA(1) Alliance with BP to Acetic Acid.
Technip and Chemetry have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement for the licensing and engineering of Chemetry’s eShuttle™ technology for the production of ethylene dichloride (EDC). EDC is a commodity chemical produced worldwide and used primarily for PVC(1) plastic production.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for supply of systems to support a large-scale polyethylene production train for ExxonMobil's Beaumont Polyethylene plant. The new production train is slated to be completed in 2019, and will produce 650,000 tons of polyethylene per year.
Wood Group has been awarded a $40 million contract by ExxonMobil Chemical to provide main automation contractor services, including detailed design and site construction of the process control systems, for a grassroots polyethylene plant to be built in Beaumont, Texas. Wood Group completed the front-end engineering design for the process control systems in 2015.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has received a contract from MEGlobal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EQUATE Petrochemical Company and a world leader in the manufacture and supply of merchant monoethylene glycol and diethylene glycol, to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for a new monoethylene glycol (MEG) manufacturing facility near Freeport, Texas.
Technip was awarded by Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC) Kazanorgsintez(1) a contract to provide engineering and procurement of three proprietary SMK™ grassroots furnaces at Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. The furnaces will be part of the ethylene plant at the site.
CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced the opening of a new polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, developed and implemented in cooperation with Clariant.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today it received a multi-year contract from Olin Corporation. Jacobs is one of several companies providing engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for facilities in Freeport, Texas; Plaquemine, Louisiana; St. Gabriel, Louisiana; and McIntosh, Alabama.
BASF is building a world-scale production plant for acetylene at its Ludwigshafen site. The plant will start up at the end of 2019 and replace the existing plant. The new facility will have the capacity to produce 90,000 metric tons of acetylene per year and will use the world’s most efficient production process.
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