US Shaw wins contract for 500,000 tonne/yr Abu Dhabi base oil plant

05 August 2010 14:58  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS)--Shaw Group has won a contract for a planned 500,000 tonne/year Group III base oil plant at Ruwais in Abu Dhabi, the US petrochemicals engineering firm said on Thursday.

The project, by Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer), would include 100,000 tonne/year of Group II base oil and was expected to begin commercial production in 2013, Shaw said.

Shaw’s contract was for management consultancy services during the project’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase, it said without disclosing financial terms.

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