McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) has been awarded two sizeable technology contracts by a subsidiary of PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, PT Chandra Asri Perkasa, for the company’s planned new petrochemical complex in Indonesia. McDermott’s scope of work includes licensing and basic engineering packages for Lummus Technology’s olefins technology, including Short Residence Time (SRT®) ethylene heater design and critical supply, and for butadiene extraction technology.
The steam cracker is expected to produce 1,100 kta of ethylene and 600 kta of propylene using Lummus Technology’s proprietary, highly selective SRT VII cracking heaters. Additionally, the complex is expected to produce approximately 175 kta of butadiene using the market-leading BASF/Lummus Technology butadiene extraction technology.
Lummus Technology has a long-standing relationship with the petrochemical complex owner, Chandra Asri.
McDermott’s Lummus Technology is a licensor of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering.