Toyo Engineering Corporation has been awarded a contract by Map Ta Phut Olefins, a joint venture company of SCG Chemicals and Dow, for offshore engineering and procurement services of an olefin expansion project.
Narashino/Japan — The project aims to increase the annual olefin production capacity of existing the plant by 350,000 tons from its current capacity of 1,700,000 tons (900,000 tons of ethylene and 800,000 tons of propylene). The plant is to be constructed adjacent to MOC’s existing olefin plant in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand and scheduled for completion in 2021. This EP contract follows a Front End Engineering Design (Feed) contract awarded to Toyo in 2017.
This is the company's 4th ethylene project in Thailand following on the ethylene projects for National Petrochemical Company (Current PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited), Rayong Olefin (a subsidiary of SCG Chemicals) and PTT Polyethylene.