Caribbean Gas Chemical Limited (CGCL), a company comprising Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Gas Chemicals, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, The National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago, and Massy Energy, constructed a Natural Gas to Petrochemicals Complex in Union Industrial Estate, La Brea. The complex will produce 1,000,000 tonnes per year (tpy) of Methanol and 20,000 tonnes per year (tpy) of Di-Methyl-Ether (DME). Construction of the complex commenced in 2016 with completion being achieved in December 2020. CGCL’s Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor is Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) from Yokohama, Japan. MHI had overall responsibility for the engineering design and construction of all structures and installations of the USD $1B Plant.
Alvair was involved in the project since the planning stages of 2015 and worked for both the Owner, CGCL, and the EPC, MHI providing a variety of services including local project coordination, construction management, and engineering certifications as listed below.