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CB&I awarded contract by GS Caltex for p-xylene plant in South Korea

2:41 PM MST | November 25, 2013

CB&I says it has been awarded a contract by GS Caltex (Seoul), a joint venture between GS Holdings (Seoul) and Chevron, for the license, basic engineering, and catalyst supply for a para-xylene (p-xylene) unit to be built at GS Caltex’s Yosu, South Korea, site. The unit will use BP’s p-xylene technology, exclusively licensed by CB&I, and will have a world-scale design capacity, CB&I says. The p-xylene unit is expected to start production in 2016. Further details of the project have not been disclosed. GS Caltex, Showa Shell Sekiyu (Tokyo), and...

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