EPC contractor Technip has been granted by the UAE’s Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) the contract for the development of its Jebel Ali refinery.
The agreement covers the procurement, engineering and construction (EPC) for the building and design of the processing unit.
ENOC intends to extend the limit of its ENOC Processing Company (EPCL) Jebel Ali facility by fifty percent. The development venture includes three separate packages at value estimated more than 1 billion dollars. The scheduled date for mass production is 4th quarter of 2019.
The primary package of the venture will include another condensate processing train to the current facility, growing its every day ability to 210,000 barrels, up from its current 140,000 barrels for each day.
Extra processing units will likewise be included. These involves another LPG/naphta hydrotreater, an isomerisation unit, diesel hydrotreater and kerosene hydrotreater. These units will guarantee that the refinery’s fuel items, which incorporate gas, plane fuel and diesel, are equipped for taking care of growing local fuel demand, and also for export intent.
Technip’s center of operation in Rome, Italy, will be the one to supervise the project. The front-end engineering design was done by KBR. The licensor innovation has been given by UOP, KT and Axens.
ENOC’s Saif Humaid Al Falasi, group CEO stated that United Arab Emirates’ demand on energy is developing at around 9% a year. Since the company’s establishment, ENOC has developed into a dependable, sustainable and reasonable association that has consistently addressed these needs.
“A developing sector in aviation and the advancing logistics needs of various organizations invoke a plan that demands foresight. The refinery extension is a part of this approach to create empowering infrastructure that powers the country’s development.”
Covering Europe, Middle East, India, Africa and Latin America, Technip’s region EMIA president, Marco Villa, stated that the company is pleased to strengthen the long continuing relationship amongst Technip and Enoc for the extension of the Jebel Ali refinery, which was effectively delivered by Technip in 1999 with excellent safety, timetable and quality performances.
The following two packages of the undertaking will incorporate the development of storage tanks and a warehouse at 2,880 sqm. Appropriate contractors are at present being shortlisted before the tendering procedure for both packages.
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