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Lummus Purchase Builds Up CB&I’s Hydrocarbon Practice

12:35 PM MDT | May 26, 2008 | Esther D’Amico and Kate Phillips

Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I; the Woodlands, TX), an energy and petchem E&C firm, says its $950-million purchase of Lummus Global from ABB last November provided CB&I with “full-scale” capabilities in the global hydrocarbon sector. CB&I’s focuses include ethylene and olefins conversion, as well as petchem intermediates and polymers. Lummus Global is “widely recognized for its expertise in ethylene and olefins technologies, having licensed approximately 40% of all such projects worldwide over the last decade,”...

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