Complex project in Thailand

Foster Wheeler’s Thai subsidiary has been selected as the project management contractor for Aromatics (Thailand) Public Company’s Reformer and Aromatics Complex II Project.


Foster Wheeler’s Thai subsidiary has been selected as the Project Management Contractor (PMC) for The Aromatics (Thailand) Public Company Limited’s Reformer and Aromatics Complex II Project. The complex will be located at Map Ta Phut, Thailand.



The terms of the award were not disclosed, and the project will be included in the company’s fourth-quarter bookings for 2005.



Foster Wheeler’s role as PMC contractor covers the co-ordination of the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning phases of the project, scheduled for completion in 2008.



The EPC contract for the Reformer and Aromatics Complex II Project has been awarded to a consortium of Korean contractors and an EPC contract for the offsite interconnecting pipelines has been let to a Thai company.


The new facilities will produce 565,000 tonnes per year (MT/Y) of paraxylene, 301,000 MT/Y of benzene and 60,000 MT/Y of toluene.