Saudi Arabia: Ethylene Oxide and Ethylene Glycol Production Wison Awarded Contract for EPC Project

Editor: Alexander Stark

The Chinese chemical engineering, procurement and construction management service and technology provider Wison Engineering, announced that the company has won an EPC contract for an ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol project in the Middle East recently.

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Riadh/Saudi Arabia – According to the contract, Wison Engineering will be responsible for the expansion of the EOEG facilities and auxiliary units. The project is scheduled to be completed in Q3 of 2017.

EOEG is one of the mainstream technologies being used in glycol production globally, and is also an important process of ethylene downstream industry. Wison is now providing EPC services for a 70 kta oxalic acid and 10 kta ethylene glycol project using tail gas of yellow phosphorus mining production as feedstock in Guizhou Province in China. The project adopts syngas to EG technology via oxalate, which is another mainstream technology in glycol production.

At present, Wison has won a total of seven EPC contracts in the Middle East, among which 3 projects were successfully delivered. The company is also working on the largest oil refinery project that was awarded to Chinese companies in South America.