By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Sept. 11 -- Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte. Ltd. has awarded a contract to ABB Lummus Global and joint venture partner Toyo Engineering Corp. for the implementation phase of a world-scale 800,000 tonne/year ethylene cracker on Bukom Island, Singapore (OGJ Online, July 27, 2006). The contract's value was not disclosed.
The contract's scope includes engineering, procurement, and construction management services for the cracker, which will use ABB Lummus's proprietary liquid feedstock steam cracking technology.
Engineering and procurement work on the unit has already begun with construction slated to begin in 2007. Start-up of the unit is scheduled for 2009-10.