McDermott has been awarded a technology contract for Map Ta Phut Olefins petrochemical plant in Rayong Province, Thailand. The client is a joint venture company of SCG Chemicals Company Limited, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of SCG, and the Dow Chemical Company.
Houston/USA — McDermott will provide the basic engineering and license of Lummus' olefins technology and will design and supply the proprietary SRT III heater for the debottlenecking project, a parallel gas cracker added to increase plant capacity which will utilize Lummus' side cracker technology, including a low pressure chilling train and enhanced binary refrigeration. The company has worked with Map Ta Phut Olefins since their first project in 2005. Lummus Technology is a licensor of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering.