Fluor awarded petrochemical contract

13 October 2017

Fluor Corp. has been selected by LyondellBasell to perform the engineering and procurement for its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) project located at its Channelview and Bayport complexes outside of Houston, Texas. 

The project represents the single-largest capital investment in LyondellBasell’s history. When completed, the plant will produce 1 billion lbs/yr of PO and 2.2 billion lbs/yr of TBA. At the peak of construction, the project is expected to create up to 2,500 jobs and approximately 160 permanent positions when operational.