13 May 2009 10:06 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Neste Jacobs has won a long-term framework agreement to carry out engineering work for Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Co (Chemaweyaat) on future expansions at its large-scale chemicals city in the United Arab Emirates state, the Finland-based group said on Wednesday.
Chemaweyaat is currently building a chemicals industrial complex in the Khalifa Industrial Zone at Taweelah, including a cracker with a 1.45m tonne/year ethylene capacity and various polymer and other downstream units.
Neste Jacobs said Chemaweyaat was planning to build a number of similar complexes in the area, and it could be commissioned to carry out “significant front-end engineering work”, starting as soon as autumn 2009 or in 2010.
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Founded in 2008, Chemaweyaat is a joint venture between
A subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering recently won a general engineering services (GES) contract for a $15bn complex being built by Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical (Petro Rabigh) in Saudi Arabia.
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