Technip bags Unipetrol’s polyethylene unit EPC contract in Czech Republic

Technip bags Unipetrol’s polyethylene unit EPC contract in Czech Republic

10:37 AM, 11th September 2015
Technip bags Unipetrol’s polyethylene unit EPC contract in Czech Republic

PARIS, FRANCE: Technip SA said it was awarded by Unipetrol AS a contract on lumpsum turnkey basis, covering the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a new polyethylene plant (PE3) in the complex located in Litvinov, Czech Republic. The onshore contract ranges from €100 to €250 million, it said.

Based on Ineos technology, the new unit will have a capacity of 270.000 tonne per year high density polyethylene.

Technip’s operating centres in Rome, Italy, and Lyon, France, will execute this contract, scheduled to be completed in the middle of 2018.

“This award confirms Technip as one of the world leaders in the petrochemical field. At the same time, it further strengthens our presence as key EPC contractor in the Eastern European market,” said Marco Villa, president, Technip, region B (Italy, Greece, Eastern Europe/Russia, Middle East, South America and Canada Onshore-Offshore).

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