24 July 2012 13:49 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Jacobs has won a contract to modernise and expand Braskem’s recently acquired propylene splitter at Sunoco’s mothballed Marcus Hook refinery near ?xml:namespace>
Financial terms or capacity data were not disclosed.
Jacobs vice president Bob Pragada said that Braskem's acquisition of the assets and its capital investment “is hopefully the first step in re-purposing the [Marcus Hook refinery] complex as a multi-purpose energy processing facility."
The 178,000 bbl/day refinery was shut down in December 2011 because of poor economics.
Additional reporting by William Lemos
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