NWIW SELECTS TECHNIP USA FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION OF PORT OF KALAMA FACILITY
Kalama, Wash. --- Feb. 16, 2016---Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW) has selected Technip USA, Inc. to support development of its methanol production facility at the Port of Kalama.
Houston-based Technip USA, Inc., a global leader in project management, engineering and construction services will provide engineering, procurement and construction services as the project moves forward.
The facility, a $1.8 billion investment, will create up to 1,000 jobs at the peak of construction, and employ approximately 200 full-time managers and workers.
About NW Innovation Works
NW Innovation Works, LLC (NWIW) is a multi-national venture committed to meeting a global need – a cleaner source of methanol. NWIW is investing $3.6B in the construction of natural gas-to-methanol facilities in Washington and Oregon. The plants will reduce global reliance on coal and its carbon footprint by substituting natural gas as the feedstock and using innovative ultra-low emission technology to safely produce methanol that will ship globally. Methanol is an essential ingredient in the production of products like medical equipment, cell phones, car parts, wind turbines and solar panels. With this environmentally responsible approach to methanol manufacturing, NW Innovation Works will fuel local economic growth by bringing manufacturing jobs back to the US and contributing millions annually in tax revenue to local cities, counties and the state.
Family Wage Jobs. Local Economic Growth. Global Environmental Stewardship
For more information about NW Innovation Works, visit nwinnovationworks.com.