KBR’s proprietary SCORE ethylene technology based revamp project completed in Korea
KBR announced the successful completion of the ethylene plant revamp project for Korea Petrochemical Ind. Co., Ltd (KPIC) in Ulsan, Korea. Under the terms of the contract, KBR provided its proprietary Selective Cracking
Optimum Recovery (SCORETM) technology license, basic engineering design and proprietary equipment supply services to expand
KPIC’s existing plant ethylene capacity from
486 KTA to 800 KTA. The revamp included the addition of two new highly selective SC-1 proprietary furnaces and targeted product recovery system modifications to provide superior yield, energy and operational performance.
SCORETM technology is an innovative and differentiated technology backed by extensive ethylene operating experience that improves operability and reliability while reducing production costs.