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Toyo wins significant petrochemicals contracts in Russia and Thailand

By Mary Page Bailey |

Toyo Engineering Corp. (Chiba, Japan; www.toyo-eng.co.jp) has been awarded two major contracts in the petrochemicals sector — one in Russia and one in Thailand.


In Russia, Toyo has been awarded a contract to build a 650,000-metric tons per year (m.t./yr) ethylene and polyethylene plant located in Ust-Kut, Irkutsk region, Russian Federation by Irkutsk Polymer Plant, a subsidiary of Irkutsk Oil Company (INK).


Additionally, Toyo’s Korean subsidiary, Toyo Engineering Korea Ltd., has been awarded Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) project from Bangkok Synthetics Company Ltd. (BST), a major C4 downstream product manufacturer of Thailand. This project involves construction of 1,3-Butadiene & Butene-1 production units with total capacities of 80,000 m.t./yr and 34,000 m.t./yr, respectively, at BST’s existing petrochemical complex in Map Ta Phut, Rayong, Thailand. The plant is scheduled for completion in 2021.

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