EXCLUSIVE: Adnoc to tender New Refinery design deal

04 September 2018
The unit will add 600,000 b/d to Adnoc’s refined crude output by 2025

The refining arm of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc Refining) is preparing to issue the tender for the front-end engineering and design (feed) for its New Refinery project in mid-September.

Adnoc announced in May, as part of its ambitious $45bn worth downstream growth strategy, it will be adding a third, new refinery to its sprawling downstream complex in Abu Dhabi’s Ruwais.

The refinery, estimated to cost $15bn, will have an output of 600,000 barrels a day (b/d). It is expected to almost double Adnoc’s refining capacity to 1.5 million b/d when ready in 2025.

According to regional projects tracker MEED Projects, the following engineering firms have submitted expressions of interest for the feed:

  • WorleyParsons (Australia)
  • Bechtel (US)
  • SNC-Lavalin (Canada)
  • Fluor Corporation (US)
  • Wood Group (UK)
  • ILF Consulting (Austria/Germany)

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