Technip SA Awarded Contracts for Westlake Chemical’s Ethylene Plant Expansion in Kentucky

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 01:00am EST 

Technip SA announced that it was awarded engineering and procurement contracts by Westlake Chemical Corporation (Westlake) for the expansion and modernization of the ethylene cracking furnaces and the recovery section of Westlake’s ethylene plant in Calvert City, Kentucky. The ethylene production capacity will be increased by 40% − from 450 million pounds per year to 630 million pounds per year − and will use ethane feedstock instead of propane as per the original design. Technip SA’s operating center in Claremont, California, will execute the work. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed 

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