Indonesia's state owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina has nominated a consortium to build a 179,000 ton propylene unit. The consortium of PT Rekayasa Industri (Rekin) and Toyo Engineering Corp is the chosen one to build the propylene processing unit worth US$283 mln. The engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract between Pertamina and the consortium has been signed. The project is expected to commence operation in October 2010. Pertamina currently produces 42,500 tpa of polypropelene.