Canada: Greenfield Petrochemical Facility Jacobs Awarded Contract for Front-End Engineering Design of CKPC's Facility in Alberta
Jacobs Engineering has been awarded a contract by Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corporation (CKPC) to provide front-end engineering design (Feed) services for a proposed greenfield, integrated propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene facility located in Sturgeon County, Alberta, Canada. CKPC is a joint venture of Pembina Pipeline Corporation (Pembina) of Canada and Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait.
Dallas/USA — Jacobs was selected after an extensive global search process, by demonstrating vast petrochemical experience, a well-qualified project team and an organizational-wide commitment to CKPC's success, the company announced.
In execution of the Feed, the engineering services provider will utilize resources from multiple centers of excellence located in Calgary, Houston and Charleston, West Virginia, with a significant portion of the project scope performed in Canada. The customer indents to engage and develop the local workforce. The project is expected to mobilize immediately.
“Jacobs’ strength in front end project delivery, combined with our team’s proven performance in propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene technologies, supports CKPC in the development of this complex,” said Jacobs Global Head of Petroleum and Chemicals Vinayak Pai. “Beyond this project, we look forward to working with CKPC to help them add value to Western Canada's hydrocarbon production and to meaningfully increase local market demand for propane.”