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SK awarded contract to build ethylene complex in Egypt

9:18 AM MST | January 13, 2014

SK Engineering & Construction has signed a $3.6-billion contract to build a previously announced petrochemical complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt. The project is being established by Tahrir Petrochemical, promoted by Carbon Holdings (Cairo), a private development company. SK is the leader of the engineering and construction consortium, which also includes Linde Engineering. The plant will be designed to produce a combined 1.35 million m.t./year of ethylene and polyethylene. Work is expected to start this year with completion planned for early 2019. General Electric...

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