Deadline has been pushed back three times now
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has extended the deadline for companies to bid on sulphur treatment facilities at its Mina al-Ahmadi refinery.
KNPC tendered the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract in late April, setting a bid deadline for 19 June. This has been extended three times, with bids pushed back from 14 August to 20 September.
The project will include:
- Liquid sulphur storage tanks
- Liquid sulphur feed pumps
- Granulator units
- A belt conveyor system
- A longitudinal stockyard for solid sulphur
- A stacking machine
- A reclaiming machine
- A ship loader
- Associated facilities
The new scheme is connected to a previous contract to upgrade solid sulphur-handling and ship-loading facilities at Mina al-Ahmadi, which was won by South Koreas Daelim in 2013. The contract won by Daelim had a value of $519m.
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