Amec Foster Wheeler awarded EPC contract for methanol plant
Chemical Inc (YCI), a US-based subsidiary of China’s Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Company Co. Ltd. has awarded Amec Foster Wheeler a $604 mm engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) fixed price contract for part of a $1.85 b methanol plant.
The first phase of the project, which includes the construction of a 1.8 MMtpy methanol plant, is being built at YCI’s 1,300-acre site in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The contract follows the completion of an earlier phase of work at the plant awarded to Amec Foster Wheeler in 2015, covering engineering, project management, procurement and early construction services.
In this latest contract award, Amec Foster Wheeler will carry out specific infrastructure and utilities engineering work, the procurement of bulk items and selected tagged equipment, and the construction of the methanol plant.