CB&I is announced to win a contract for LACC project

Another construction by CB&I in Lake Charles region

LACC joint venture announced that CB&I are selected to be responsible for their project on Lake Charles, LA. The firm will be accountable for the following kinds of works:

  • detailed engineering
  • ethylene technology application
  • procurement services.

The project under discussion is called Cracker Project. It is connected with the ethane production. As the specialists from LACC claim, they hope for a great capacity of the project, which is said to reach 1 million tonnes of ethylene yearly. The company still keeps investing in the project and its development.

LACC: organization general data

LACC is a worldwide-known organization, which is a joint venture of Axiall Corporation with Lotte Chemical from S. Korea. The company works in the chemical industry and deals with various production projects. Their aim is the prosperous and sustainable future. Today they are working on the extension of their ethylene production facilities. One of the important achievements was a mono-ethylene glycol plant. It is a nice example of the responsible business in the 21st century.

The organization has the head offices in Atlanta, Georgia and S. Korea. The key source of ethylene production is located in Calcasieu Parish in Southwest Louisiana. There they are able to produce 2 billion pounds yearly.

The venture is called a great and effective partnership, which can start a new era for them.

CB&I: general information

CB&I is a large EPC company, which is selected to work under the project of LACC in the Lake Charles region, Louisiana. The firm was responsible for various important projects, such as:

  • hydro treating and sulfur removal/recovery facilities
  • the processing of natural gas
  • hydrogen generation plant
  • oil sands storage tanks, etc.
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The organization was established in 1889 in Chicago. The first direction of work was the design and construction of the bridges. Later, they shifted to the bulk liquid storage. Further on, the firm became famous for the design, engineering, and construction of tanks for water storage.

In 2018, the company was purchased by McDermott International, which is a multinational EPC organization. Now they work together in various parts of the globe. The address of the project on Lake Charles and the information on the other project of the CB&I company are available on their website.