CCC wins isomer job

01 October 2004
A team of Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC)and India's Larsen & Toubro(L&T) has been awarded the RO 33.4 million ($85.3 million) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the isomerisation unit at Mina al-Fahal. CCC was low bidder for the contract when prices were opened in August and was subsequently joined by L&T, which was originally part of a different group (MEED 13:8:04).

Six companies and consortia priced the work, which calls for the installation of a 10,000-barrel-a-day main isomerisation unit and the revamp of the existing naphtha hydrotreater, cracker and gas tail units. Oman Refinery Company is the client.

The work is the latest in a series recently awarded relating to the Sohar port and industrial area. In late August, the local Gulf Petrochemical Serviceswon the RO 19 million ($48.7 million) contract to build the terminal facilities for the crude pipeline linking the Sohar refinery to Mina al-Fahal, while in June Arabian Industries, also local, was awarded the pressure reduction terminal package. CCC is building the pipeline and the infrastructure for Sohar port (MEED 3:9:04).

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