Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a three year project management contract by Shenhua Ningxia Coal Group for the coal-chemical Byproduct Deep Processing Complex Utilization Project in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, north-west China.
The scope of the project will include the management of engineering, commercial, procurement, health and safety, quality and project controls activities on the project.
The new plant will produce different coal-chemical products, polyethylene, polypropylene, synthetic ammonia and aromatic hydrocarbons. The project will also include a 1.4 million tonnes-per-annum cracking plant.
Operations are expected to begin mid-2017.