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CB&I Awarded Contract for Williams Ethylene Expansion at Geismar

6:58 AM MDT | April 10, 2012 | Ian Young

CB&I says it has been awarded a contract by Williams Olefins for a previously announced ethylene expansion at Geismar, LA. The contract is worth about $300 million, CB&I says. The scope of the award includes the license and basic engineering for the ethylene technology; the supply of cracking furnaces; and detailed engineering, procurement, and construction. The project will increase Williams's ethylene capacity at Geismar from 1.35 billion lbs/year to 1.95 billion lbs/year. Williams announced the expansion last year and said that the project's overall...

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