The project was first announced in March 2011 and will include a 1.5 million metric tons/year (3.3 billion pounds/year) ethane cracker and two new polyethylene facilities, each with an annual capacity of 500,000 metric tons (1.1 billion pounds).
The ethane cracker will be built at Chevron Phillips Chemical's Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, TX, and two polyethylene units will be built at a site in Old Ocean, TX near Chevron Phillips Chemical's Sweeny plant. The USGC Petrochemicals Project is expected to commence construction in early 2014 and create approximately 400 long-term direct jobs and 10,000 engineering and construction jobs.
"We are proud to be part of one of the first grass roots ethylene and polyethylene plants to be built in the U.S. in a very long time," says Chet Mroz, President and CEO of Yokogawa Corporation of America.
As the Main Automation Contractor for the project, Yokogawa will supply the control systems, safety systems, remote instrument enclosures, and the analyzer shelters and analytical systems. The control system platform will be based on Yokogawa's highly reliable CENTUM VP integrated production control system.
While CENTUM VP is classified as a distributed control system (DCS), it goes beyond a traditional DCS by offering a more intuitive human machine interface and a large-capacity field control station to process data faster while maintaining exceedingly high reliability.
The dual-redundant configuration of processor cards combined with pairing each processor card with two CPUs (pair & spare configuration) ensures uninterrupted operations and high availability.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation
Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2018
Italian high-end men's apparel brand Stone Island tops the list of...
Textiles | On 25th Jun 2018
Italy based Tecnorama’s fully-automatic machinery for dispensing...
‘Online economy has changed the whole dynamics of buying habits.’
Narayan Tex Fab
I find it hard to find professionals in Surat
Indian textile value chain
'One nation, one tax' is a great concept
Fynd is the central online shopping destination for fashion, offering...
Founded in 1999 by Navin Patel in the name of Tejas Fabrics with 100...
Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...
The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...
Nature Works LLC
Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG
The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...
Usha Social Services
The Usha Silai label from Usha International is all set for a retail...
Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...
Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...