9 February 2015
selection of Louisiana-based construction contractors
Company to host
business opportunity forum in Lake Charles to introduce contractors to local
WESTLAKE, Louisiana, USA – Sasol has selected five Louisiana-based contractors to support construction of its ethane cracker and
derivatives project, reflecting a commitment of more than $1 billion in
Cajun Constructors, Inc. and James Industrial
Constructors will perform site civil works. This work includes some of the
first activity at the site and consists of site preparation, piling and
foundation work. ISC Constructors, LLC and MMR Constructors, Inc. will perform
electrical and instrumentation work. Turner Industries will conduct mechanical,
structural steel and piping work.
"With the announcement of our final investment
decision, Sasol is excited to advance construction at our ethane cracker and
derivatives project site,” said Mike Thomas, senior vice president of U.S.
Operations for Sasol. "These contractors bring extensive Louisiana and
petrochemical construction experience and these appointments reflect our
commitment to using Louisiana businesses on the project.”
Numerous hiring, subcontract and procurement
opportunities will be available directly with these local Louisiana
construction contractors. Sasol will host a business opportunity forum on
Thursday, Feb. 19 from 4-7p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center for the
company’s appointed Louisiana-based construction contractors to meet with the
Southwest Louisiana business community and share information about available
"We encourage local businesses interested in
working on the projects to attend this forum and learn about anticipated
timelines, application processes and business needs,” Thomas said.
Selection of these local Louisiana construction
contractors follows the appointment of Fluor Technip Integrated (FTI), a joint
venture of two firms, as the primary engineering, procurement and construction
management contractor. These local Louisiana construction contractors will be
managed by FTI on Sasol’s behalf.
Additional construction contractors will be
announced as the project progresses. Contact information for each of the
contractors will also be provided on Sasol’s website at
www.sasolnorthamerica.com as it becomes available.