MALAYSIA: CB&I receives ethylene heater contract for Petronas' Rapid project

The project, part of Petronas' Pengerang Integrated Complex, will utilize SRT VII cracking heaters, which are the latest generation of SRT high selectivity heaters designed for cracking gas and liquid feedstock, to produce 1.1-million t/y of ethylene.

The Rapid project includes a 300,000-b/d refinery, which is due to start up in 2019 and will supply naphtha and liquid petroleum feedstock for the petrochemical portion of the complex. The complex will have the capacity to produce 7.7-million t/y of various petrochemicals.

Toyo was recently awarded the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract for the steam cracker complex.

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 13 Oct 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)