Baton Rouge, La. – Engineering News-Record (ENR) Texas and Louisiana has announced the winners of the 2017 Best Project competition and Turner Industries was honored with an Excellence in Safety Award and a Best Project Award in the Energy/Industrial category for the Dow “Crack More Ethane” (CME) expansion and turnaround in Plaquemine, Louisiana.
The CME project was a landmark capacity expansion coupled with a large maintenance turnaround in the same process area, completed in November of 2016. This was the largest and most complex endeavor of its kind at Dow Chemical.
“Turner was tasked to build a complex expansion of a hydrocarbons unit. Turner met the challenge and with unfailing resolve built for Dow a healthy future in Louisiana and in the global hydrocarbons businesses. Safety first and pounds second! Turner proved the road to pounds can be walked safely and retain excellent first quality,” said Charles O’Connor, Dow project manager.
The awards ceremony will be held in Houston, Texas, October 18th.