Saudi Arabia set to tender $3 bln Ras Tanura refinery project in Jan
Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco), the world’s largest oil company, is set to invite bids for its $3 billion Ras Tanura refinery clean fuels project in January 2016, in line with the kingdom’s refining petrochemicals integration initiative, MEED reported.
Prequalified bidders for the main process units include CTCI Corporation (Taiwan), Daelim (South Korea), GS Engineering & Construction (South Korea), Hyundai Engineering & Construction (South Korea), JGC Corporation (Japan), Saipem (Italy), Samsung Engineering (South Korea) and Tecnicas Reunidas (Spain).
Prequalified bidders for the off-sites and utilities are Daewoo Engineering & Construction (South Korea), Hanwha Engineering & Construction (South Korea), Intecsa Industrial (Spain), Larsen & Toubro (India) and Petrofac (UK).
Saudi Aramco’s fully-owned Ras Tanura, is the largest oil facility in Saudi Arabia, with a capacity of 550,000 barrels per day (bpd).