JGC/Stone & Webster Win QAPCO Expansion Project
Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) on 25 March awarded a contract worth $190mn to Japans JGC and Stone & Webster of the US to carry out an expansion project that will increase capacity at its ethylene plant from 525,000 tons/year to 720,000 t/y. JGC will be the main contractor, while Stone & Webster will be the technology supplier. Start-up is scheduled for July 2006. QAPCO was established in 1974 and...