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Thailand’s IRPC awards contract to China’s Sinopec Engineering

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team - content@chemorbis.com
  • 03/07/2015 (17:01)
According to a press release on the company’s website,China’s Sinopec Engineering, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, was awarded engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contracts by Thailand’s IRPC Public Company Limited for construction of a new PP plant and expansion of the company’s current PP plant in Rayong, Thailand.

As per the new contract, Sinopec Engineering will provide EPPC services for the construction of a new 120,000 tons/year green field polypropylene compounding plant and for the upgrade and expansion of IRPC’s existing 225,000 tons/year PP plant. The capacity of the existing plant is expected to increase to 385,000 tons/year following the expansion. The estimated investment value was reported at $220 million. The contract was effective as of the signing date while the projects are expected to be commissioned by May 2017.
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