Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi
National Chemicals Co. (ChemaWEyaat) for project management
consultancy services on an aromatics complex (Stage I of the
Tacaamol project) and supporting infrastructure.
The aromatics complex will be located at the Madeenat
ChemaWEyaat Al Gharbia site, east of the Ruwais industrial
complex in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, project officials said.
The contract value for this project was not disclosed and will
be included in the companys first-quarter 2012
The aromatics complex is planned to convert almost 3 million
tpy of heavy and medium naphtha, supplied via pipeline from the
Takreer Ruwais refinery, into paraxylene, mixed
xylenes and benzene.
The infrastructure required to support the new complex
includes a dedicated export tank farm, jetty and loading
Foster Wheeler will, for the aromatics complex and
infrastructure, provide project management consultancy (PMC)
services for the front-end design (FEED) phase.
The contract also includes an option for Foster Wheeler to
provide PMC services for the engineering, procurement and construction phase.
If ChemaWEyaat elects to award this additional work to
Foster Wheeler, a separate and subsequent booking will be made,