Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Shaw begins full operation of SHARQ Ethylene Plant

Shaw begins full operation of SHARQ Ethylene Plant

22
Apr '10
The Shaw Group Inc announced full commercial operation of the grassroots ethylene plant for Eastern Petrochemical Company (SHARQ) in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Shaw provided its proprietary ethylene technology and engineering, procurement and construction management for the 1.3 million metric tons per year ethylene plant. Shaw also provided operational support during the commissioning and startup of the plant, which uses ethane and propane as feedstocks.

"With this facility now in full operation, Shaw continues to strengthen its global reputation for providing ethylene plants with high operational reliability and superior performance," said Lou Pucher, president of Shaw's Energy & Chemicals Group.

Significant project facts include:

The project includes eight of Shaw's proprietary Ultra Selective Conversion (USC(R)) cracking furnaces, which are recognized for their large capacity, high yields, and long run lengths. This technology is based on more than 40 years of development and commercial experience.

Shaw's comprehensive site safety program, which was delivered in multiple languages to all project personnel, resulted in the project being completed without a lost-time incident.
At peak construction, more than 12,000 field personnel representing more than a dozen countries worked on the plant, which will provide ethylene and propylene for various downstream units at the Al-Jubail industrial complex.

An established leader in ethylene technology, Shaw has provided technology, design, engineering and/or construction for 120 grassroots plants worldwide. In addition to the SHARQ project, Shaw currently is providing ethylene technology, proprietary equipment, technical support and/or engineering, procurement and construction services for other major olefins projects in Brazil, France, Turkey, India, Thailand, Singapore, China and Korea.

SHARQ is a joint venture equally owned by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation and SPDC Ltd, a Japanese consortium led by the government of Japan and the Mitsubishi group of companies.

The Shaw Group Inc is a leading global provider of engineering, construction, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response industries.

The Shaw Group Inc


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 8th May 2021

French Development Agency to invest $83m in Ivory Coast cotton sector

Over a period of five years, the French Development Agency (AFD) will ...

Pic: Juki

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Japanese companies collaborate to develop sewing machine business

Juki Corporation and Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg have entered into a...

Pic: Rocky Brands

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Rocky Brands expands Made in America capabilities

Rocky Brands has expanded the offering of its Made in America product ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

We are staring at livelihood crisis for weavers

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Great step towards realising end goal of 'AtmaNirbhar Bharat'

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Marry craft and utility

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

Meghavi Suthar,

Meghavi Suthar

Founded by NIFT graduate <b>Meghavi Suthar </b>in 2017, Kala is an...

Barry Goodwin,

Barry Goodwin

UK based Amba Projex Ltd designs, manufactures, and installs industrial...

Wolfgang Plasser, Lenzing AG

Wolfgang Plasser
Lenzing AG

The Lenzing Group is an international company headquartered in Austria...

Robert Brookins, Alexium International

Robert Brookins
Alexium International

Alexium International is a specialty chemical development company...

Michael Jaenecke, Messe Frankfurt

Michael Jaenecke
Messe Frankfurt

From May 14 to 17, international exhibitors will present the entire...

Aprajita Toor, Aprajita Toor

Aprajita Toor
Aprajita Toor

The creations by Aprajita Toor were born out of a deep desire to create...

Archana Jaju, Label Archana Jaju

Archana Jaju
Label Archana Jaju

<b>Archana Jaju</b>’s Hyderabad-based eponymous label works with artisans...

Suman Nathwani, Suman Nathwani

Suman Nathwani
Suman Nathwani

Designer <b>Suman Nathwani</b> talks about her journey of opening a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search