Fluor Awarded Contract for Chevron Oronite Manufacturing Facility In China
Fluor announced today that Chevron (China) Chemicals Co., LTD. (Chevron Oronite) has selected Fluor to perform front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for a manufacturing facility in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the fourth quarter of 2016.
The facility will serve as a blending and shipping operation for fuel and lubricant additives. The additives are used to enhance fuel performance and improve the reliability, efficiency and lifespan of engines.
“With Fluor’s nearly 40 years of experience in China, we will develop a capital-efficient approach and further enhance our strong track record of successful project delivery for Chevron,” said Ken Choudhary, president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals business for the Asia-Pacific region.
Fluor has completed more than 350 projects across 20 provinces and municipalities in China. Today, Fluor has more than 800 employees in China supporting projects across a range of industries from theme parks to manufacturing facilities and chemical projects.
The project timeline currently calls for blending and shipping activities to begin in 2020.