Saudi Arabia: Technip Awarded Contract Furnace Project in Saudi Arabia
Technip was awarded a contract to provide basic engineering and proprietary equipment for a grassroots ethylene cracking furnace at the Saudi Kayan petrochemical complex in Jubail.
Riadh/Saudi Arabia – The contract was awarded by the Taiwanese engineering, procurement and construction firm CTCI and will be based on Technip’s proprietary USC furnace technology. The company's operating center in Milton Keynes, UK, will execute the project, which is scheduled for completion in 2017.
Stan Knez, President, Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology, commented: "As the largest ethylene licensor and contractor, Technip is pleased that our USC furnace technology was selected for this important ethylene expansion project. The technology has an outstanding track record with more than 60 installations for gas cracking in the last decade.”