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McDermott awarded olefins contract in Thailand

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McDermott International Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a technology contract for Map Ta Phut Olefins Co. Ltd's (MOC) petrochemical plant in Rayong Province, Thailand.

MOC is a joint venture company of SCG Chemicals Co. Ltd, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of SCG, and the Dow Chemical Co.

McDermott will provide the basic engineering and license of Lummus’s olefins technology and will design and supply the proprietary SRT® III heater for the MOC Debottleneck Project, a parallel gas cracker added to increase plant capacity which will utilise Lummus’s side cracker technology, including a low pressure chilling train and enhanced binary refrigeration.

McDermott's Lummus Technology is a licensor of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering.

Portions of this award were booked in prior quarters. The heater supply will be reflected in McDermott's 3Q18 backlog.

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