China: Cumene Production CB&I Receives Contract for Cumene and Phenol Technology

Editor: Alexander Stark

CB&I has been awarded a contract by Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corporation for the license and engineering design of a cumene and phenol plant expansion in Ningbo, China.

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CB&I has been awarded a contract for a cumene and phenol plant expansion in Ningbo, China. (sample image)
CB&I has been awarded a contract for a cumene and phenol plant expansion in Ningbo, China. (sample image)
(Source: CB&I)

The Woodlands/USA — The original plant was licensed in 2010 by CB&I based on Versalis technology, and will now be re-engineered to achieve even higher capacity.

"CB&I has a long history with Formosa, and we look forward to continuing to provide premium technology solutions for their petrochemicals facility in China," said Philip K. Asherman, CB&I's President and Chief Executive Officer. "This award underlines CB&I's ability to optimize existing units to achieve greater capacity in response to changing market demands."

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