Kvaerner wins PTA project

Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract to provide the engineering, procurement and technical advisory support for two new pure terephthalic acid (PTA) plants in the Far East. PTA is used globally as a key ingredient in the manufacture of polyester fibres, resins and films.
The contract, valued at USD 170-180 million, will be led from Aker Kvaerner’s Solent office in the UK. The scope of work comprises basic engineering, the supply of offshore equipment
and materials, together with technical advisory services, for two 530 ktpa (thousand tonnes per annum) PTA plants. The project will utilise INVISTA’s (formerly DuPont’s) advanced and proven PTA technology.

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