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AMEC Appointed Project Management Contractor for Multi-billion Dollar Energy and Chemical Complex in China

AMEC AMEC has been appointed by Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group Yulin Energy & Chemicals Company as its Project Management Contractor for the development of the US$3.3 billion Jinbian Integrated Energy and Chemical project in Shaanxi Province in north-western China.

AMEC's role is to provide project management services as part of an integrated project management team. AMEC's scope includes engineering management, project controls, contract management, health, safety and environmental, quality assurance, and construction management services.

The new complex will have a production capacity of 1.8 million tonnes per annum (TPA) of methanol, 600,000 TPA methanol to olefin, with a 1.5 million TPA deep catalytic cracker, 80,000 TPA of ethylene, 600,000 TPA of polypropylene and 600,000 TPA of polyethylene. The main feedstocks will be coal, oil and gas.

Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group attaches great importance to energy conservation, applying new technologies, facilities and skills, including the selection of companies such as AMEC who can support their energy conservation and sustainability goals.

"The award of this latest project management services contract reinforces our position as a leading project management provider in China," said Tony Cruddas, President of Growth Regions for AMEC's Natural Resources division. "It builds upon our recent success in performing similar services for PetroChina's and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Group's multi-billion dollar investment projects."

Published 19/11/09

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