Milan-based Eurotecnicawill build the melamine plant under an E&P contract signed on the same day. Switzerland’s Urea Casale has been appointed E&P contractor for the melamine integration, a revamp of the existing urea 1 unit andthe urea 1 environmentalproject. Qafco is tendering separately the construction package.

The proposed plant will take most of its feedstock from Qafco’s existing units. The plant, which will be the largest of its type in the Middle East, will target demand in Europe and the US.