Propylene oxide unit

Foster Wheeler AG has announced that subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group have been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract by Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, and by Dow Europe Holding B.V. (Dow) for a propylene oxide (PO) unit at Jubail Industrial City in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
This unit will be part of a world-scale, fully integrated chemicals complex, one of the largest of its kind in the world, which will be constructed, owned and operated by Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow. This contract has been awarded as an extension to the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract awarded to Foster Wheeler by AOC and Dow in 2008. The world-scale unit is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2015.
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