ExxonMobil, SABIC let contract for USGC petchem project

A joint venture of Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp. and ExxonMobil has let a contract to a consortium of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Zachry Group to provide construction work on a new unit at the JV’s recently approved Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, a 1.8 million-tonne/year ethane cracking complex in San Patricio County, Tex., near Corpus Christi.