Enerchem awards Technip LLDP plant contract

Enerchem, on behalf of Iran's Amir Kabir Petrochemical Co., has awarded Technip SA a 100 million euro contract for a new linear low-density polyethylene plant to be built at Bandar Imam in the Iranian free zone on the coast of the Persian Gulf.


PARIS´┐ŻEnerchem International Inc., on behalf of Iran's Amir Kabir Petrochemical Co., has awarded Technip SA a 100 million euro contract for a new linear low-density polyethylene plant to be built at Bandar Imam in the Iranian free zone on the coast of the Persian Gulf.

Based on BP's proprietary gas-phase Innovene technology, the plant will have a production capacity of 300,000 tonnes/year.

Technip will provide the license, engineering, procurement and construction supervision services to be carried out by Technip's Lyon bureau in France. Enerchem will be in charge of project management, detailed engineering and supply of locally produced equipment and materials.

The project is being financed through French export credits. It is due on stream in 35 months.

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