CB&I bags contract for a brownfield ethylene plant at PTTGC in Thailand

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2018-02-20 12:00:00 – Texas

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 valued in excess of $95 million.

The plant will use latest generation ethylene technology of CB&I, a technology and infrastructure provider for the energy industry.

CB&I’s scope of work under the contract 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 brownfield 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.

Daniel M McCarthy, CB&I’s executive vice president of Technology saud that this award is the third CB&I licensed ethylene plant for PTTGC and further expands their presence in Asia.

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