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Lummus awarded ethylene plant contract by OxyChem

3:14 AM MDT | October 10, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Lummus Technology, a unit of CB&I, has been awarded contracts by Occidental Chemical (OxyChem) for the technology license, basic engineering, and front-end engineering and design services for a previously announced ethane cracker. The proposed cracker is expected to have a capacity of 544,000 m.t./year of ethylene.   Lummus’s scope of work includes the basic engineering for the ethylene technology and five SRT cracking furnaces. Feedstock for the proposed cracker is anticipated to be ethane derived from domestic shale gas.   OxyChem earlier...

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