USA: 500 KTA PDH Project Mc Dermott Awarded Feed Contract by Petro Logistics

Editor: MA Alexander Stark

Mc Dermott has been awarded a contract by Petro Logistics to perform the front-end engineering design (Feed) services for a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility planned for the US Gulf Coast.

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Petro Logistics has awarded McDermott with a Feed Contract for a 500 KTA Gulf Coast PDH Project. (Symbolic Image)
Petro Logistics has awarded McDermott with a Feed Contract for a 500 KTA Gulf Coast PDH Project. (Symbolic Image)
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Houston/USA — Mc Dermott will assist Petro Logistics in the development of a PDH plant to be constructed on the US Gulf Coast. The plant has a design basis of 500 KTA.

The shale revolution had resulted in a significant decline in co-product propylene production from the sources that historically supplied the majority of US propylene: petroleum refineries and heavy feed ethylene crackers, said Nathan Ticatch, PetroLogistics II President. As a result, future growth in propylene demand would need to be supplied largely via on-purpose propane dehydrogenation, he added.

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