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US-based Shaw Internationalis understood to have been selected by Saudi Aramco and its50:50 joint venture partner Sumitomo Chemical Companyof Japan to provide ethylene technology for the cracker to be built at the planned Rabigh petrochemicals complex. Shaw, formerly known as Stone & Webster, will also carry out the front-end engineering and design (FEED) on the 1.3 million-tonne-a-year (t/y) ethane cracker. The project is part of the estimated $4,300 million scheme to turn the kingdom’s biggest refinery at Rabigh into a worldscale integrated refining and petrochemical complex.