EPC Contract Technip to Build Polyethylen Plant in Czech Republic

Editor: Dr. Jörg Kempf

Technip has been awarded an contract for a new Polyethylene Unit in the Czech Republic. Read the details.

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Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all continents.
Technip has state-of-the-art industrial assets on all continents.
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Paris/France – The contract on lumpsum turnkey basis is covering the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of Unipetrol’s new polyethylene plant (PE3) in the complex located in Litvinov, Czech Republic.

Based on Ineos technology, the new unit will have a capacity of 270.000 tons per year high density polyethylene. Technip’s operating centers in Rome, Italy, and Lyon, France, will execute this contract, scheduled to be completed in the middle of 2018.

Marco Villa, Technip Region B (editor’s note: composed of Italy, Greece, Eastern Europe/Russia, Middle East, South America and Canada Onshore-Offshore) President, commented: “This award confirms Technip as one of the world leaders in the petrochemical field. At the same time, it further strengthens our presence as key EPC contractor in the Eastern European market. In addition, this reflects another successful step in our cooperation with Ineos.”