China: Engineering Expertise Agreement ECI Group-Repsol Collaborate for Dual-Stream Plant at Shandong Yulong’s Integrated Refining and Petrochemical Complex
Under an engineering expertise agreement signed with Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co., the ECI Group will provide the technology, design, training for the dual-stream plant, and also support its commissioning, start-up, and production. Repsol which is ECI Group’s technology partner will provide technical expertise for the plant which is expected to produce 200,000 tons of ethylene vinyl acetate annually.
Madrid/Spain – ECI Group has signed an engineering expertise agreement with Shandong Yulong Petrochemical Co., a subsidiary of China’s Nanshan Group, for a dual-stream plant capable of producing 200,000 tons per year of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) and other associated high-pressure copolymers in the future.
The plant will be part of Shandong Yulong’s 20 million tons per year refining and petrochemical integrated project, a mega complex to be located in the Province of Shandong. ECI Group will provide the technology, design, and training for the facility, as well as support through commissioning, start-up, and production.
Repsol is the technology partner of ECI Group and will provide its extensive technical expertise. The plant will use high-pressure autoclave technology that has its roots in the heritage ICI process to manufacture polyethylene.
“This agreement is an important milestone for ECI Group and Repsol,” said Joaquin Flores, President of ECI Group. “ECI Group is already recognized globally as the world’s leading provider of engineering and technical services for high-pressure polyethylene facilities. The execution of this agreement confirms the strength of our new technology offering, incorporating Repsol’s in-depth product knowledge and market reputation to further enhance ECI Group’s established expertise. We are excited to support Shandong Yulong Petrochemical on this prestigious project, and we look forward to a long and successful relationship.”