Tender issued for Duqm refinery construction work
Muscat, August 14, 2014
Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company has launched a tender for the groundwork of the proposed refinery at the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) in Oman.
The $15 billion project is part of a comprehensive development plan in the economic zone which is a leading strategic project of the Sultanate, a report in the Oman Daily Observer said.
The groundwork is expected to start in the first quarter of 2015 and finish in the first quarter of 2016. The work involves digging and laying the foundation for the construction of the refinery, it said.
Many Omani companies are vying for the project, it said.