Technip Awarded Engineering and Procurement Contract for Westlake Chemical’s Ethylene Plant Expansion in Louisiana
Nov 18, 2014
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Technip (Paris:TEC) (ISIN:FR0000131708) (ADR:TKPPY) was awarded a
contract by Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) to provide
detailed engineering and procurement services to expand the recovery
section of Westlake’s Petro 1 ethylene plant at its complex in Sulphur,
Technip’s operating center in Houston, Texas, USA, will execute the
project, with support from the Group’s office in Mumbai, India.
Stan Knez, Senior Vice President, Technip Stone Webster Process
Technology, commented: “This award follows a series of Technip
feasibility studies to help Westlake evaluate expansion options and
development of the process design package and front end engineering
design for the expansion. Technip is pleased to bring its extensive
ethylene plant modernization experience and continue its involvement in
bringing this important project to fruition.”
Technip has widened its range of services and has reinforced its
leadership in the downstream business since the acquisition of Stone
Webster process technologies in 2012.
About ethylene and the recovery section of the plant:
– Widely used in the production of consumer goods, such as
plastics or polymers, ethylene is a hydrocarbon produced in
the petrochemical industry by steam cracking, i.e. transformation
of hydrocarbons by pyrolysis above 820°C.
– The recovery section of an ethylene plant separates and
purifies cracked gas into saleable products such as ethylene and
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