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Shaw Group wins Saudi project

Los Angeles, March 21, 2009

The US-based Shaw Group has won a contract to provide the front end engineering design (FEED) services for a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia.

The company’s Energy & Chemicals Group will provide the services to the grassroots 200,000 tonnes per year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant being built by the Arabian Petrochemical Company.

The plant will be located in Jubail. Shaw also is providing procurement services for long lead equipment for the plant, said a statement.

The value of Shaw's contract was not disclosed.

Sabic Innovative Plastics Technologies (formerly GE Plastics Global Technology) 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.

As previously announced, Shaw also is providing technology, front end engineering and select procurement services for two 200,000 tonnes per year ABS plants for Tianjin Dagu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, China.

The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading global provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets. -BusinessWire




Tags: Saudi Arabia | Shaw | ABS | Arabian Petrochemical |

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