Fluor was awarded a contract by Williams to provide
preliminary engineering services for a proposed propane
dehydrogenation (PDH) project near Redwater, Alberta,
Canada, the companies announced on Thursday.
Fluor said it booked the contract in the fourth quarter of
2012 for an undisclosed value.
The proposed PDH facility would primarily use the propane
recovered at Williams existing fractionation facility in
Redwater, Alberta, and convert it into polymer-grade propylene,
a petrochemical feedstock used in plastics
Fluor is pleased to have been selected by Williams to
provide preliminary engineering services for what would be
Canadas first propane dehydrogenation facility,
said Peter Oosterveer, president of Fluors energy and
We are encouraged by the opportunities that the expansion of the Canadian oil sands
provides for the chemicals industry in North America.
Fluors offices in Calgary, Alberta, and Greenville,
South Carolina, will be responsible for the design services
along with support from the companys office in New Delhi,