Indonesia: Construction Project Toyo Wins Contract for Petrochemical Project in Indonesia

Editor: Alexander Stark

Toyo Engineering has been awarded a construction project by PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP) and its subsidiary PT Petrokimia Butadiene Indonesia (PBI).

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Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP) is Indonesia's largest petrochemical company.
Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP) is Indonesia's largest petrochemical company.
(Source: Chandra Asri)

Tokyo/Japan — The project involves the construction of Butene-1 production unit with capacity of 43,000 tons/year and Methyl tert-butyl ether production unit with capacity of 127,000 tons/year commissioned by PBI, as well as an Enclosed Ground Flare with capacity of 220 tons/hour commissioned by CAP. They are to be constructed inside CAP’s existing petrochemical complex in Cilegon, Banten, on the western tip of Java,Indonesia.

Toyo is in charge of a part of engineering and offshore supply services. On the other hand, PT. Inti Karya Persada Tehnik (IKPT, Toyo’s Indonesian subsidiary, is responsible for engineering, domestic procurement and construction work, respectively. The plant is scheduled for completion in 2020.

Starting from the original ethylene plant in the 1990s, and a butadiene plant as well as ethylene expansion in the last half decade, the Japanese company is now executing several projects such as polyethylene production plant with a total capacity of 400,000 tons/year for CAP, a synthetic rubber plant with a total capacity of 120,000 tons/year for PT. Synthetic Rubber Indonesia (a joint venture between Michelin and PT Styrindo Mono Indonesia, a subsidiary of CAP) and butadiene expansion project to increase total production capacity from 100,000 ttons/year to 137,000 tons/year for PT Petrokimia Butadiene Indonesia (PBI), a subsidiary of CAP.

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