Shaw Group Inc. announced that its Energy & Chemicals Group has been awarded a contract to provide front end engineering design (FEED) services for a grassroots 200 kilo tons per annum (KTA) acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant for Arabian Petrochemical Company.
The plant will be located in Al-Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Shaw also is providing procurement services for long lead equipment for the plant.
The value of Shaw's contract, which was included in the company's previously announced backlog of unfilled orders, was not disclosed.
SABIC Innovative Plastics Technologies, Inc. (formerly GE Plastics Global Technology, LLP) is providing the emulsion ABS technology for this project.
“This contract marks the third recent ABS project awarded to Shaw, continuing the strategic expansion of our polymer technology experience,” said Lou Pucher, president of Shaw’s Energy & Chemicals Group.
Shaw also is providing technology, front end engineering and select procurement services for two 200,000 metric tons per annum ABS plants for Tianjin Dagu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, China.