The team of Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidasand the local Sazeh Consulthas been awarded the estimated $300 million-350 million contract to build the MEG plant. The pair submitted the lowest bid for the work in April when three prices were opened. The client is Arvand Petrochemical Company(MEED 15:4:05).

The 40-month engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract covers basic and detailed engineering and design, equipment supply, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning of the plant, which will have capacity of 550,000 tonnes a year (t/y) of MEG, 55,000 t/y of diethylene glycol, 3,700 t/y of triethylene glycol and 50,000 t/y of ethylene oxide.

The team of Petrochemical Industries Design & Engineering Company (PIDEC)with Italy’s Tecnimonthas been awarded the EPCC contract for the LDPE plant at Sanandaj, along the western ethylene pipeline, by Kurdistan Petrochemical Company. Four groups were bidding for the job and were asked in June to submit revised prices (MEED 24:6:05).

The 38-month contract calls for the construction of a facility with capacity of 300,000 t/y of LDPE and 30,000 t/y of butene-1. Europe’s Basell is supplying the technology.