Al-Jubail Petrochemical, a joint venture
between SABIC and ExxonMobil Chemical, awarded Technip with a
contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of a halobutyl facility
in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Contract value was not disclosed.
The project is part of the elastomers
program undertaken by the joint venture to set up a world-scale
specialty elastomers facility to serve local markets, the
Middle East and Asia, officials said.
The new facility will produce 110,000 tpy of rubber using
Technips operating center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab
Emirates, will execute the contract.
We are glad to work on the implementation of this
world-class facility, based on a state-of-art technology, in line with Saudi
Arabias strategic objectives, said Arturo Grimaldi,
Technips senior vice president for the Middle East
This contract reinforces Technips leading
position in the petrochemical business and in Saudi
Arabia, where we have been present for more than 30 years."