ExxonMobil lets contract for Baytown chemical expansion

ExxonMobil has let a contract to a consortium of Maire Tecnimont subsidiary Tecnimont SPA and Performance Contractors Inc. to provide front-end engineering design, early execution studies, and early procurement activities for new process units and associated offsites and utilities at the operator’s recently approved $2-billion project to expand its Baytown, Tex., chemical plant.