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CB&I bags FEED contract for new ethane cracker in US
Oct '12
CB&I announced that it has been awarded contracts by Occidental Chemical Corporation for the technology license, basic engineering and front end engineering and design (FEED) services for a proposed new ethane cracker. The proposed cracker is anticipated to have a capacity of approximately 1.2 billion pounds per year of ethylene.

The scope of work includes the basic engineering for the ethylene technology and five SRT (short residence time) cracking heaters from CB&I’s Lummus Technology business sector. Feedstock for the proposed cracker is anticipated to be ethane derived from domestic shale gas.

CB&I engineers and constructs some of the world’s largest energy infrastructure projects. With premier process technology from its Lummus Technology business, proven EPC expertise, and unrivaled storage tank experience, CB&I executes projects from concept to completion. Safely. Reliably. Globally.


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