The company is providing overall project management, engineering, procurement services
MONTREAL—SNC-Lavalin has, in a joint venture with JV Driver, landed a lump sum EPC contract from INEOS Oligomers to design and build a polyalphaolefin (PAO) unit at the INEOS petrochemical complex in Chocolate Bayou, Texas.
The PAO unit, which is based on proprietary and differentiated INEOS Oligomers technology, is expected to come online in October 2019, with a production capacity of 120,000 metric tons per annum and will contribute to INEOS Oligomers’ ambitious growth plans. Polyalphaolefins are oil-based lubricants that have applications in diverse industries ranging from aerospace and automotive to healthcare and industrial.
SNC-Lavalin is providing overall project management, engineering, procurement services, while JV Driver is providing overall construction management. SNC-Lavalin and JV Driver will jointly self-perform the main civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and instrumentation construction scopes of work.