Braskem Idesa S.A.P.I. awarded to a joint venture formed by Odebrecht (40%), Technip (40%) and ICA Fluor (20%) a contract worth more than US$ 2.7 billion (approximately € 2.1 billion) for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a petrochemical complex to be built in the Coatzacoalcos/Nanchital region, in the Mexican state of Veracruz.
The petrochemical complex will include the following facilities:
- An ethane-based ethylene cracker, producing 1 million tpy, using Technip proprietary technology.
- Two high density polyethylene plants using INEOS Innovene technology.
- A low density polyethylene plant using BASEL Lupotech technology.
- Storage, waste treatment and utility facilities, including a 150 MW combined cycle power and steam co-generation plant.
- A multimodal logistics platform for shipment of 1 million tpy of polyethylene via bulk train, bulk truck or bagged.
- Administrative, maintenance, control room and ancillary buildings.
The project is scheduled for completion, with the plant ready for start up, in June 2015.
Adapted from press release by Peter Farrell.
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