Samsung Engineering bags two petrochemical contracts in Malaysia

Samsung Engineering bags two petrochemical contracts in Malaysia

11:14 AM, 5th December 2015
Samsung Engineering bags two petrochemical contracts in Malaysia
Choong Heum Park, president and CEO of Samsung Engineering. (File photo)

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung Engineering Co Ltd said that it had been awarded the Malaysia RAPID (Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development) package11 EO/EG project and package 6A LLDPE project with PRPC Glycols Sdn Bhd and PRPC Polymers Sdn Bhd respectively, wholly owned subsidiaries of Malaysian national oil company Petronas’ petrochemical entity.

Located in Pengerang, Southern Johor, Malaysia, both projects, are on a lump-sum-turn-key basis, which include design, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning and are set for completion in 2019.

The RAPID package 11 project is worth approximately $577 million and will have a capacity of 740,000 mtpa of ethylene glycol based on Shell Global’s technology. The scope for this plant also includes EO/EG tank farm as well as tank truck loading rack and drumming warehouse.

The contract value of the package 6A LLDPE plant is approximately $305 million and has a capacity of 350,000 mtpa. The LLDPE uses the license from Ineos Technologies and the scope of work includes a polymers tank farm.

“We have successfully worked and completed projects for the client hand in hand in Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand,” said Choong Heum Park, president and CEO of Samsung Engineering.

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