Fluor wins work for Dow’s PDH, cracker projects on US Gulf Coast

02 May 2013 15:10  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Fluor has won a contract for work on Dow Chemical’s planned propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and ethane cracker projects at Freeport, Texas, on the US Gulf Coast, the US petrochemicals engineering firm said on Thursday.

The scope of Fluor’s contract includes engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for the projects. Also included are EPC for associated power, utilities and infrastructure facility upgrades, Fluor said.

Fluor did not comment on financial terms, or on timelines for completion and start-up.

“This is a significant endeavour by Dow to process hydrocarbons from the domestic shale formations, and we are pleased to continue our support of their efforts,” said Peter Oosterveer, president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals Group.


By: Stefan Baumgarten
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