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Polyethylene Project Technip and Zachry Build Polyethylene Plant for Chevron Phillips

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

French engineering specialists Technip bag order from US petrochemical giant: Together with Zachry Industrial, the company will design and build two Polyethylene Plants for Chevron Phillips Chemical at Old Ocean, Texas...

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David Dickson, Technip’s Senior Vice President, North America Region, comments: “This award recognizes our outstanding expertise in petrochemical and polymer projects as well as Zachry’s long standing position as a premier Gulf Coast construction partner.”
David Dickson, Technip’s Senior Vice President, North America Region, comments: “This award recognizes our outstanding expertise in petrochemical and polymer projects as well as Zachry’s long standing position as a premier Gulf Coast construction partner.”
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Houston, Texas/USA – The project scope includes the design, supply and installation of two 500,000 t/a Polyethylene Plants, together with the related offsites, utilities and rail yard. The two new Polyethylene Plants will be built adjacent to the existing Chevron Phillips facility. Onsite design and mobilisation will be started in 2014 by Gulf Coast Partners, a cooperation of Technip and Zachry.

The partnership combines the strengths of both organizations. Technip’s operating center in Houston will provide detailed design and field support. Zachry will be responsible for construction. Technip and Zachry will jointly manage global procurement.

Project Makes Use of Technip's Recently Acquired Stone & Webster Technology

The Polyethylene Plants are part of Chevron Phillips Chemical’s US Gulf Coast Petrochemicals project, which includes a new grassroots Ethylene Plant at Cedar Bayou, Texas, USA designed by Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology and including the supply of proprietary furnaces and equipment. Following its acquisition of Stone & Webster process technologies last year, Technip leverages a wider offer in Onshore and has strengthened its downstream business leadership.

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