LACC Awards McDermott Contract for Seventh Heater Addition
McDermott International Ltd announced that it has been selected by LACC LLC, a joint venture between Westlake Chemical Corporation and Lotte Chemical Corporation, to provide engineering, procurement and construction for a seventh heater addition to its LACC Ethane Cracker Facility in Westlake in La.
Engineering, procurement and construction project services will be led by McDermott's Houston engineering group with support from its Mexico City office. McDermott's preferred technology partner, Lummus Technology, will provide the heat transfer technology, SRT-III, central to the seventh heater addition.
The project will commence immediately and is expected to be completed in the fall of 2023.
McDermott has been working domestically with LACC since 2013. Its previous project work includes the successful completion of LACC's 1,000 kTA ethane cracker facility, in 2019, for which this heater addition will support.