US-based chemicals firm W R Grace & Company is yet to approve the bidders’ list for the estimated $200m main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for its new chemicals plant in Abu Dhabi.
The residual engineering for the plant, to be located in the Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad), has been done, a source has told MEED.
The project will be spread over a 100,000 square metres area in Kizad.
The main EPC contract is expected to be awarded early next year, with completion scheduled to complete by October 2020.
Abu Dhabi-based Amar Golden Design is the consultant for the project, while China-headquartered Geoharbour Middle East Construction is carrying out the foundation works.
Greek engineering firm Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) is looking to bid for the main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, the source said.
Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas EPC contractor Chiyoda-CCC Engineering Limited (CCEL), a joint venture between CCC and Japan’s Chiyoda Corporation, will be assisting its parent company CCC bid for the project, the source added.
India’s Larsen & Toubro could also be one of the potential bidders.
Four more chemicals plant that are partially engineered in Kizad that are expected to be launched next year.
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