Tender floated for Duqm Refinery service corridor

The service corridor will be built between Duqm Refinery and a liquid jetty in Muscat, Oman

The refinery will have a capacity of 230,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
The refinery will have a capacity of 230,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

Special Economic Zone Authority (Sezad) floated a major tender for building a service corridor between Duqm Refinery and a liquid jetty in Muscat, Oman, on Monday, 17 August, 2015.

The scope of work for the corridor includes earthworks, security-related work and bridge work to allow Duqm Refinery to lay pipes, connecting it to the Port of Duqm in the industrial zone.

"This is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projectthat requires experienced contractors with previous experience in the design and construction of pipeline support," said a tender announcement by Sezad.

Tender documents for the project will be available for contracting firms from August 24, and the last date of submission is September 16.

Duqm Refinery is developing a grassroots refinery in Duqm that will produce an output of 230,000 barrels per day,with diesel, jet fuel, naphtha and LPG as its primary products.

Galfar Engineering and Contracting won a tender for site preparation work for the proposed refinery at the Special Economic Zone in May.

Site preparation work is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2016. 

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