CB&I said that Lummus Technology has won a contract from OAO Salavatnefteorgsyntez (SNOS) for the engineering, procurement, and supply of materials for a third SRT VI cracking heater at its ethylene plant in Salavat, Russia.

This contract, which follows Lummus Technology’s successful completion of two previous heaters, is part of the plant’s long-term modernization and upgrading project.

The company said that this contract has been awarded in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Ethylene, a building block in the petrochemical industry, is used to produce a variety of finished products, including plastics, fibers and rubber.

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