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USA: Polyalphaolefin Production SNC-Lavalin to Provide EPC-Services for Ineos Oligomers

| Editor: Alexander Stark

SNC-Lavalin, in a joint venture with JV Driver, has been awarded a lump sum EPC contract from Ineos Oligomers, to design and build a polyalphaolefin (PAO) unit at the client's petrochemical complex in Chocolate Bayou, Texas.

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SNC-Lavalin is providing overall project management, engineering, procurement services for Ineos.
SNC-Lavalin is providing overall project management, engineering, procurement services for Ineos.
(Source: SNC-Lavalin)

Montreal/Canada — The PAO unit, which is based on proprietary and differentiated Ineos Oligomers technology, is expected to come online in October 2019, with a production capacity of 120,000 metric tons per annum.

Polyalphaolefins are oil-based lubricants that have applications in diverse industries ranging from aerospace and automotive to healthcare and industrial.

SNC-Lavalin is providing overall project management, engineering, procurement services, while JV Driver is providing overall construction management. The partners will jointly self-perform the main civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and instrumentation construction scopes of work.

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