01/29/2015

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CHINA: Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract for Chinese coal-based chems project

The project includes a plant designed to produce various coal-chemical products, including polyethylene, polypropylene, synthetic ammonia and aromatic hydrocarbons, as well as a 1.4-million t/y cracker. Operations are expected to begin by mid-2017. Under the reimbursable, multi-million dollar contract, for which a specific value was not disclosed, Amec Foster Wheeler will be part of an integrated project management team responsible for the management of the engineering, commercial, procurement, health and safety, quality and project controls activities of the project. Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 19 Jan 2015
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)

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