KAZAKHSTAN: Sinopec Engineering wins contract for PDH and PP facilities

The $1.85-billion contract covers engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a 500,000-t/y PDH unit and a 500,000-t/y PP plant, as well as utilities required by the plants, and design, procurement, construction, start-up and assessment of off-site infrastructure.

The project is expected to be completed in three years once the validation conditions have been satisfied.

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 24 June 2013

(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)