ExxonMobil awards EPC work to Jacobs for new Texas ethane cracker
Jacobs was awarded the new contract from ExxonMobil Chemical to provide engineering and construction services as part of the multi-billion-dollar ethane cracking project.
Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract from
ExxonMobil Chemical to provide engineering, procurement and
services as part of a
multi-billion dollar ethane cracker project
complex in Baytown, Texas, and associated premium product facilities
in Mont Belvieu, Texas.
Company officials did not disclose the contract value.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing site
enabling works and interconnections services for the two
sites. Jacobs scope of work includes site preparation
of 350 acres for the ethane cracker in Baytown and 100 acres
for the product facilities
in Mont Belvieu.
Jacobs is also working on the interconnectivity of the two
sites by integrating into ExxonMobils existing facilities
a new 1.5 million tpy
ethane steam cracker in Baytown and two new high-performance
polyethylene lines in Mont Belvieu, with a capacity of
This aspect of the project
63,000 feet of pipe to integrate into the existing Baytown
facility and 43,000 feet of pipe to integrate into the
existing Mont Belvieu facility.
Our interface management and integration
role is crucial to the
success of this expansion project
," said Jacobs vice
president Mike Autrey. "We are excited to bring our execution
skills and experience to support ExxonMobil in this important