MALAYSIA: Technip wins contract from Petronas for Rapid project in Johor

The contract includes overall project and site management for the project and provision of project management services for specific engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning packages within Rapid.

Rapid, part of Petronas' larger Pengerang Integrated Complex project, will include a 300,000-b/d refinery, which is due to start up by early 2019 and will supply naphtha and liquid petroleum gas feedstock for the petrochemical portion of the complex. The complex will have the capacity to produce 7.7-million t/y of various petrochemicals.

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 30 June 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)