The petrochemicals joint venture is currently at the study stage
Ali Hassan al-Sidiky, director, downstream ventures
Tel: (+974) 4 494 6555
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco) plan to build the multibillion-dollar Ras Laffan petrochemicals complex in joint partnership.
The scheme is currently at the study phase, but the tender for the front-end engineering and design (feed) for the proposed new ethane cracker is expected to be released in 2013. It will produce 1.4 million tonnes a year (t/y) of ethylene when completed, which will feed other units at the proposed complex. They will produce 850,000 t/y of high-density polyethylene, 430,000 t/y of linear low-density polyethylene, 760,000 t/y of polypropylene and 83,000 t/y of butadiene.
Aromatics project feed bid submission
Aromatics project feed award
Ethane cracker feed tender
Ethane cracker feed bid submission
Ethane cracker feed completion
Ethane cracker main contract tender
Ethane cracker main bid submission
Project due for completion
Feed=Front-end engineering and design. Source: MEED Projects
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