CB&I bags material supply contract ethylene plant in Thailand

CB&I bags material supply contract for ethylene plant in Thailand

5:08 AM, 16th February 2018
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THE WOODLANDS, US: Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) has been awarded a contract by Samsung Engineering (Thailand) Co Ltd, for a brownfield ethylene plant at PTT Global Chemical's (PTTGC) petrochemicals complex in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand.

The contract is valued in excess of $95 million.

CB&I's scope of work includes the license and basic engineering of the ethylene plant and pyrolysis gasoline hydrogenation unit. It also includes detailed engineering and material supply of short residence time (SRT) pyrolysis heaters. The plant will use CB&I's latest generation ethylene technology for the production of polymer-grade ethylene, propylene and other byproducts, with a nameplate capacity of 500,000 metric tons per year of ethylene and 250,000 metric tons per year of propylene.

"CB&I looks forward to providing the technology license and heater supply to this ethylene plant in Thailand. This award is the third CB&I licensed ethylene plant for PTTGC and further expands our presence in Asia," said Daniel McCarthy, CB&I's executive vice president of technology.

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