24 October 2013 15:54 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Farabi Petrochemicals has awarded a contract for a concept study of its planned Jazan project in ?xml:namespace>
The Jazan project would, if realised, include a world-scale linear alkyl benzene (LAB) plant and a range of units producing specialty chemicals derived from diesel feedstock.
Foster Wheeler said it would also recommend which technologies the project should use for the production of low-aromatics solvent and for the treatment of heavy fuel oil, and that it would develop a capital and operating cost estimate. The company expects to complete the study in the first quarter of 2014.
Capacity details were not disclosed.
Farabi is a producer of normal paraffin and LAB.
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