Sunday, June 30, 2019

Switch to Modular Cuts Construction Jobs in Half at $10B ExxonMobil-SABIC Plant

Modular construction is known for shaving time from construction schedules and reducing project budgets. But in the case of the $10 billion ExxonMobil-SABIC ethane steam cracker and plastics plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, it looks like it is also going to do away with some jobs as well.

But between the time that building begins in the upcoming quarter, through the anticipated completion date of sometime in 2022, the ExxonMobil-SABIC joint venture vehicle of Gulf Coast Growth Ventures expects that the project will actually deliver 6,000 construction jobs instead, due to a switch in approach to modular construction.

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