Shaw Selected to Provide Technology and Design Services for Yanchang Petroleum Group's Olefins Recovery Unit in China.BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE NYSE
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Shaw's ROG technology will enable SYP's unit to produce an incremental 270 kTA of ethylene and 320 kTA propylene. Under the agreement, Shaw also will provide the technology for two Ultra Selective Conversion (USC An abbreviation for U.S. Code. ([R])) furnaces and other proprietary equipment, as well as technical support during basic and detailed design, commissioning and startup of the DCC unit.
The undisclosed value of the contract will be included in the Energy & Chemicals segment's backlog of unfilled orders in the first quarter of fiscal year 2010.
"SYP is a new client for Shaw, and we look forward to contributing our advanced technology and engineering capabilities, not only in traditional ethylene plants, but in broader olefins fields," said Lou Pucher, president of Shaw's Energy & Chemicals Group.
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The award follows the successful startup of the first olefins unit to include commercial installation of RIPP's technology to convert heavy crude feedstock to ethylene and propylene. Shaw also provided its proprietary USC([R]) furnaces and basic engineering for this project.
SYP is a state-owned enterprise affiliated with Shanxi provincial government and one of four oil and gas exploration companies in China.
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