SNC-Lavalin wins commissioning services contract for ExxonMobil-SABIC project in US

Construction will begin in the third quarter of 2019 and start up is anticipated by 2022

The new chemical complex planned by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures will create 600 permanent jobs. (Image courtesy: ExxonMobil Twitter handle)
The new chemical complex planned by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures will create 600 permanent jobs. (Image courtesy: ExxonMobil Twitter handle)

SNC-Lavalin announced 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 tonnes 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 US 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 recognised by our clients as a differentiator of our expertise and capabilities.”

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