Wison Engineering, one of China’s chemical engineering, procurement and construction management (EPC) service and technology providers, has announced that it has been awarded an EPC contract for a 300-kta methanol-to-olefins (MTO) unit that will constitute the first phase of Connel Chemical Industry Ltd’s 600-kta MTO plant. The two parties also signed a licensing and process design package (PDP) contract for Wison’s proprietary olefin separation technology, which is the tenth licensing of this technology.
The project will utilise an integrated solution that leverages UOP’s MTO+OCP (Olefin Cracking Process) technology and Wison’s high recovery olefin separation technology. Wison Engineering will be responsible for the engineering, design, procurement and construction of the MTO reaction and concentration unit, the olefin separation unit, the olefin cracking unit and additional auxiliaries. The project is scheduled to be delivered in October, 2017.
Wang Daxiang, General Manager of Connel Group says, “The 600-kta MTO project is an important step for Connel Chemical’s industrial upgrading as well as a key link in Jilin City’s fine chemical supply chain. We are confident that Wison’s advanced, high recovery technology and rich experience in MTO project execution will ensure a successful outcome.”
Zhou Hongliang, Executive Senior Vice President says, “We are honored to help facilitate Connel’s business expansion and Jilin City’s industrial upgrading. In line with our strategy to drive business development with innovative technologies, Wison is creating great benefits for domestic project owners thanks to our proprietary olefin separation technology and UOP’s process. We have built up a robust EPC project track records, turning MTO into one of Wison’s great strengths. In the Connel project, we’ll deploy our first-class team to ensure a successful delivery as we always do.”