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Yokogawa selected as main automation contractor for CPChem's USGC petrochemical project

3:43 AM MST | November 14, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Yokogawa Electric (Tokyo) has been selected as the main automation contractor for Chevron Phillips Chemical's (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) US Gulf Coast (USGC) petrochemicals project, Yokagawa said today. CPChem's board approved the USGC project in October, as reported by CW. The project was first announced in March 2011 and will include a 1.5-million m.t./year ethane cracker and two new polyethylene (PE) facilities, each with an annual capacity of 500,000 m.t. As the main automation contractor for the project, Yokogawa will supply the control systems, safety...

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