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CB&I bags contract for ethylene plant in Thailand
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Feb '18
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PTTGC's petrochemical complex in Rayong, Thailand; Courtesy: PTTGC
CB&I has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $95 million by Samsung Engineering (Thailand) Co Ltd for a brownfield ethylene plant at PTT Global Chemical’s (PTTGC) petrochemicals complex in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand. The plant will use latest generation ethylene technology of CB&I, a technology and infrastructure provider for the energy industry.

CB&I’s scope of work under the contract includes the license and basic engineering of the ethylene plant and pyrolysis gasoline hydrogenation unit. It also includes detailed engineering and material supply of Short Residence Time (SRT) pyrolysis heaters.

The brownfield plant will use CB&I’s latest generation ethylene technology for the production of polymer grade ethylene, propylene and other byproducts, with a nameplate capacity of 500,000 metric tons per year of ethylene and 250,000 metric tons per year of propylene.

“CB&I looks forward to providing the technology license and heater supply to this ethylene plant in Thailand,” said Daniel M McCarthy, CB&I’s executive vice president of Technology. “This award is the third CB&I licensed ethylene plant for PTTGC and further expands our presence in Asia.” (RKS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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