The engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract encompasses outside boundary limits (OSBL) construction works and civil works, including storage facilities and ancillary buildings.
The $5bn-plus Tahrir petrochemicals project, located at Ain Sokhna at the entrance to the Suez Channel in eastern Egypt, will include the countrys first naphtha cracker and several downstream plants.
Drake & Scull will join the consortium of Italys Maire Tecnimont Group and Netherlands-based Archirodon Group, which won the $1.7bn-1.95bn utilities and offsite facilities EPCC contract from Carbon Holdings in April 2014.
Carbon Holdings has selected Germanys Linde Group to provide the front-end engineering & design (feed), cracker technology and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) supported by South Koreas SK Engineering & Construction, according to reports.
Foster Wheeler was selected as the schemes project management consulting (PMC) contractor.