US Engineering company, Fluor Corporation announced in a statement that, it secured project management consultant, PMC for Advanced Global Investment Company’s new propane dehydrogenation, polypropylene, and utilities and offsites complex.
The project located is in Jubail Industrial City, the eastern region of Saudi Arabia
Fluor will execute project management consultant services for the front-end engineering design, detailed engineering, procurement, and construction phases of the project. Fluor booked its portion of the unpublished contract value in the first quarter of 2020.
“We look forward to assistance AGIC and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia meet the world’s growing demand for polymers and support their efforts to variety its economy and also become one of the world’s leading global producers of polypropylene,” said Mark Fields, group president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals business.
Once complete the project, the complex will manufacture 843,000 tons-per-annum of propylene and 800,000 tons-per-annum of polypropylene that will be used for the production of specialty polymers for the face masks, automotive, pipes, food packaging, and textiles industries.
Fluor’s offices in Farnborough, United Kingdom and Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia will lead the project management consulting services with support provided by the company’s network of global experts.
Earlier, during April 2020, Saudi Arabia’s Advanced Petrochemical Company (APC) has signed a contract with South Korean company SK Gas for constructing and operating propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene plants. (read more)