A consortium of Bechtel, JGC America and Samsung Engineering America has been selected by PTT GC America to perform front-end engineering and design for a new petrochemical complex in . The facility will use ethane extracted from the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations to produce ethylene, high-density polyethylene, high-purity ethylene oxide, and mono-ethylene glycol.
"This is an exciting project that will bring jobs and economic development to the region," said , president of Bechtel's Oil, Gas and Chemicals business unit. "Our team is looking forward to working with PTT GC to deliver the most efficient design for a world-class facility applying our extensive project delivery experience."
Bechtel has been executing major petrochemical projects for more than 60 years, including signature projects like Borouge Petrochemical Complex in , CSPC Nanhai in , and LP-7 in . The company is currently building an ethylene plant in .
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