Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. has announced that its subsidiaries Tecnimont S.p.A. and Tecnimont Arabia Ltd have been awarded by Advanced Global Investment Co. (AGIC) a package of the integrated PDH-PP complex project, relating to the realisation of two polypropylene units on an engineering procurement and construction lump sum turn-key basis.
The total contract value is approximately US$500 million. The project scope of work entails complete engineering services, equipment and out of kingdom material supply (to be performed by Tecnimont) and in kingdom material supply, erection and construction activities up to start up and guarantee test run (to be performed by Tecnimont Arabia Ltd). The project completion is expected by 2Q24.
The two polypropylene units will have a capacity of 400 000 tpy each and will be located inside the integrated PDH-PP (propane dehydrogenation - polypropylene) complex in Jubail Industrial City II, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
AGIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Petrochemical Co., a Saudi joint stock company established in 2005 and listed on the Saudi Stock Market since 2006. It manufactures polypropylene products for a range of industries including automotive, consumer product, healthcare, packaging, and textile.
Pierroberto Folgiero, Maire Tecnimont Group Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are really enthusiastic to start a new valuable relationship with such a prominent client in one of our historical and most strategic markets in the petrochemicals sector. This achievement provides further evidence of Maire Tecnimont Group’s global leadership in polyolefins, its technology-driven approach and distinctive competencies in managing large complex projects. Moreover, this important result represents another significant milestone of our Gas Monetization strategy, enabling us to be geared up for Saudi Arabia’s large wave of investments in downstream.”
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