SNC-Lavalin announces that it has been awarded a major commissioning services contract with ExxonMobil/SABIC for their Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV) petrochemical facility in San Patricio County, Texas, United States. The chemical facility consists of a 1.8 million metric ton ethane steam cracker, a mono-ethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene units.
The project received final environmental regulatory approval in June 2019. Construction will begin in the third quarter of 2019 and start-up is anticipated by 2022. As part of the scope of this contract, SNC-Lavalin is providing personnel, tools and equipment, and all related system completion services from planning to the execution of pre-commissioning, commissioning planning and start-up support across various locations during the project execution phase.
“This is an exciting opportunity for our completions and commissioning team, and a strategic and significant services contract for us on the U.S. Gulf Coast. We look forward to providing GCGV with the expertise, processes, and systems needed to ensure a safe and tight handover and a successful start-up,” commented Craig Muir, President, Resources, SNC-Lavalin. “We have a strong track record delivering system completions to major oil and gas projects around the world. The combination of our technical strength, responsiveness and agility is recognized by our clients as a differentiator of our expertise and capabilities.”