Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract by Dow Chemical Company

Foster Wheeler bags Dow’s petrochemical facility contract in Louisiana, US

7:38 AM, 30th July 2013
Foster Wheeler New Contract

ZUG, SWITZERLAND: Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) Group, a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG has been awarded a contract by Dow Chemical Company to provide detailed engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) services for the LA-3 Crack More Ethane (CME) Project at Dow’s Plaquemine petrochemical facility in Louisiana, US. The contract value was not disclosed.

This project is part of Dow’s comprehensive US Gulf Coast investment strategy to improve the plant ethane flexibility to take advantage of low-cost feedstock.

“Foster Wheeler has the proven brownfield/retrofit project execution capabilities that are crucial to achieving Dow’s cost and schedule objectives. We are pleased that our excellent working relationship with Dow under our Global Agreement continues to flourish with this latest award,” said Umberto della Sala, President and Chief Operating Officer, Foster Wheeler AG.


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