PetroChina Daqing Ethylene plant to use Shaw Furnace Technology
11 Dec '08
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The Shaw Group Inc. announced its Energy & Chemicals Group has been awarded a contract to provide its proprietary ethylene furnace technology for a 600 KTA grassroots ethylene plant in China.
The plant, for PetroChina Daqing Petrochemical Company, will be located in Daqing, Heilongjiang Province. The scope of work will cover furnace technology licensing, basic engineering, procurement of key equipment and materials, technical training, commissioning and start-up services.
"Shaw continues to work closely with China's olefins producers to license its technology and has helped source more than three million tons of ethylene production capacity in China during the past 30 years," said Lou Pucher, president of Shaw's Energy & Chemicals Group.
The value of Shaw's contract, which was included in the company's previously announced backlog of unfilled orders, was not disclosed.
Shaw's ethylene plants have a global reputation for high operational reliability, rapid start-up and superior performance. Providing technology, design, engineering and/or construction to more than 120 plants, Shaw is an established leader in ethylene technology. Since 1990, Shaw technology has been selected for 35 percent of the world's ethylene capacity increases.