Ingleside Ethylene LLC awards CB&I with ethane cracker contract in Texas US

CB&I bags ethane cracker contract in Texas, US

9:35 AM, 3rd December 2013
CB&I awarded ethane cracker contract

THE WOODLANDS, US: CB&I has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $1 billion by Ingleside Ethylene LLC, a joint venture between Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem), a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, and Mexichem SAB de CV (Mexichem) for the engineering, procurement and construction of an ethane cracker and associated utilities and offsites to be located at OxyChem’s complex in Ingleside, Texas, US. The cracker will have the capacity to produce approximately 1.2 billion pounds per year of ethylene.

“The award of this important ethylene project in the US reflects the quality of work CB&I has provided to OxyChem and MexiChem to date. It shows the clients’ confidence in our ability to provide a complete range of services from proven licensed process technology, fabrication and FEED services to engineered products, all the way through to EPC,” said Philip K Asherman, President and Chief Executive Officer, CB&I.

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