Toyo Engineering wins Malaysia ethylene work
Toyo Engineering was awarded a contract for a steam cracker complex (SCC) as part of the RAPID integrated refinery and petrochemicals project
by Malaysia's Petronas in Pengerang, Johor.
The contract was awarded on a lump sum turn-key basis and is scheduled for completion by mid-2019.
The scope of the deal includes engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, construction and commissioning. Facilities include a new ethylene plant, pryolysis gasoline unit, a butadiene extraction plant, a benzene separation plant, a MTBE production
unit and related utilities and offsite facilities.
The contract amount is approximately 240 billion yen, according to Toyo officials.
The overall RAPID project
will consist of a 300,000 bpd refinery and petrochemical complex with a combined capacity of producting 7.7 million tpy of various grades of products, including differentiated and specialty chemicals products such as synthetic rubbers and high-grade polymers.
Toyo says it has a proven track record of completing more than 30 projects for Petronas since 1983, when the first gas processing facility project
Toyo notes that it has built more than 40 green-field ethylene plants worldwide.
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