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The unprecedented success in shale gas developments has led to sharp increases in the demand for petrochemical and derivative products. Producers of plastics and component materials for the consumer product supply chain need flexibility and reliable support to expand their operations to meet the new global demand for their products.

To meet this growing need, URS offers lifecycle solutions to the petrochemicals industry—from small brownfield plant modifications through ongoing operations and maintenance to supporting the robust environmental and planning needs on complete grassroots developments of major complexes. We have a strong history and proven reputation for delivering value-added solutions to owners of major, fully-integrated complexes, as well as individual process units.

URS maintains longstanding relationships with the world’s leading petrochemical and specialty chemical companies. We offer responsive and innovative support services during all stages of the development and operations cycles. This includes initial site selection and conceptual design, construction, and startup, plant maintenance and upgrades, on-site engineering support, and life extension services. Our exemplary record in health, safety, and quality assurance programs has helped our customers meet stringent safety, regulatory, reliability, maintainability, and performance requirements.

With global delivery capabilities and expertise in virtually every phase of petrochemical production, URS offers solutions focused on:

  • Increasing Productivity and Efficiency
  • Adding Capacity
  • Conserving Energy
  • Minimizing Waste
  • Optimizing Lifecycle Costs
  • Reducing Risks and Downtime
  • Complying with Regulations
  • Rationalizing Assets
  • Reducing Water, Energy and Carbon Footprints
  • Cost Optimization via Sustainable Design and Operating Practices