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Oriental Petrochemicals Company (OPC)has invited four groups to submit revised bids by 31 October for the contract to build the planned propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene (PP) complex near Port Said. Three groups were originally prequalified for the contract in 2002, when the project was envisaged as a stand-alone PDH plant: Japan’s Toyo Engineering Corporation, with Samsung Corporationof South Korea; Germany’s Lurgi; and Linde, also of Germany. A fourth group led by Uhdeof Germany is now expected to bid for the contract (MEED 30:4:04).