ABB signs $82 million service contract

ABB has today signed an $82 million service contract with ENI Group’s Enichem and Nuova Polimeri Europa to assume maintenance activities at their petrochemical plants in Ferrara, Italy.

ABB said today it has signed a four-year, $82 million service contract with ENI Group’s Enichem and Nuova Polimeri Europa to assume all maintenance activities at their petrochemical plants in Ferrara, Italy.

According to a statement, it is the first large full service maintenance contract of its kind awarded in the Italian petrochemical industry, and covers all maintenance activities in the petrochemical complex, which includes a rubber plant, a polyethylene plant and two power plants.

The contract calls for ABB to improve operational performance at the plants, as well as provide maintenance services.

The long-term nature of the contract will allow ABB to design, execute and manage the entire asset base of Enichem and Nuova Polimeri Europa, including maintenance labour, repair and operating, indirect maintenance and subcontracting.