Dubai group joins consortium building utilities and offsite utilities at cracker project
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.
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