Shaw announces ethylene plant operation

Shaw, a provider of engineering and maintenance services to the power-generation industry, has announced full commercial operation of the grassroots ethylene plant for Eastern Petrochemical in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Shaw supplied ethylene technology and engineering, procurement and construction management for the facility, which produces 1.3 million metric tons a year.

The company also provided operational support during the commissioning and start-up of the plant, which uses ethane and propane as feedstocks.