The pipeline will supply the 125,000-barrel-a-day Sohar refinery with a mixture of crude oil for refining into middle distillates and long residues for cracking into ethylene. The selected consultant will also produce detailed tender documents for the main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) package. Total project costs are estimated at $150 million- 200 million.

Oman Refinery Companyis the client (MEED 17:1:03; 11:10:02). It is also understood that Oman Gas Companymay take a leading role in the project.