Russia: Engineering Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract for IOC’s Ethylene Plant
Mc Dermott International has bagged a technology contract which includes basic engineering and technology licensing as well as detailed engineering and material supply of heaters for Irkutsk Oil Company’s 650 KTA ethylene plant in Russia.
Texas/USA – Mc Dermott International has recently announced that it has been awarded a large technology contract for the basic engineering and licensing of Irkutsk Oil Company's (IOC) 650 KTA ethylene plant in Russia. In addition to this, the company has also won the detailed engineering and material supply of six SRT (Short Residence Time) pyrolysis heaters for the plant. The plant will be designed to produce 650 KTA of polymer grade ethylene from ethane and propane, and will also produce high-purity hydrogen and C5 by-products.
Mc Dermott will utilise Lummus Technology's SRT heater, low-pressure chilling train, and multi-component refrigeration for the unit. This award was reflected in the firm’s fourth quarter 2018 backlog.