13 July 2012 14:18 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--CB&I has won a contract to provide the licence and engineering design work for five petrochemical units at PETRONAS's planned petrochemicals complex in southern Malaysia, the US-based chemical engineering firm said on Friday.
CB&I said that under the contract, its Lummus Technology unit will provide technology for a world-scale steam cracker complex comprising ethylene, butadiene, benzene, isobutylene and methyl-butyl ether (MTBE) units at PETRONAS's refinery and petrochemicals integrated development (RAPID) project in Malaysia's Johor state.
Financial and capacity details were not disclosed.
PETRONAS said in May that the $20bn (€16bn) RAPID project could be completed in 2016.
In March, France-based engineering firm Technip won a contract for front-end engineering design work at the project.
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