Foster Wheeler wins Abu Dhabi aromatics FEED contract

30 April 2012 17:12  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Foster Wheeler has won a project management consultancy (PMC) services contract for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) phase of ChemaWEyaat’s aromatics complex in Al Gharbia, Abu Dhabi, the global engineering company said on Monday.

The aromatics complex, at the Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Company (ChemaWEyaat), Al Gharbia site, east of the Ruwais industrial complex in the emirate, will process 3m tonnes/year of heavy naphtha to produce paraxylene, mixed xylenes and benzene.

It is stage one of the country’s Tacaamol chemicals integration project and will be fed by pipeline from the Takreer Ruwais Refinery.

Foster Wheeler said the contract, awarded to its Global Engineering and Construction Group, provides an option for Foster Wheeler to provide PMC services for the engineering, procurement and construction phase of the aromatics project.

The contract value was not disclosed.

By: Nigel Davis
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