Project Update

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Ethane Cracker & Derivatives Project Update

  • Progressed to 91 percent completion (as of Sept. 30, 2018)
  • Heavy haul route improvement 100 percent complete; 263 of 263 modules installed
  • Commissioning activities underway
Milestones Achieved
  • LCCP achieves first steam
  • Sasol sets 317-foot ethylene oxide wash tower--tallest component at Louisiana mega project site
  • After 18 months, Sasol's 317-foot ethylene oxide wash tower arrives in Southwest Louisiana
  • Sasol sets 1,380 ton ethylene oxide reactor--heaviest component at Louisiana mega project site
  • Rotating traffic signals installed--first of their kind in Louisiana
  • 16 Louisiana businesses strengthened and widened 2.36 miles of roadway in 192,700 man-hours for the heavy haul route

To learn more about these and other milestone achievements, please visit our project photos and media page.

Last update: October 26, 2018



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