Foster Wheeler on Monday was awarded an engineering and
procurement contract by Sadara Chemical for a packaging center
at Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia.
The packaging center will be part of the world-scale,
fully-integrated chemicals complex being built by Sadara,a
joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical.
When complete, the complex - the largest ever built in a
single phase - will be owned and operated by Sadara. The
packaging center contract was given as an extension to the
front-end engineering design (FEED) contract awarded to Foster
Wheeler in 2008.
The contract value was not disclosed and will be included in
Foster Wheelers third-quarter 2012 bookings.
The packaging center, expected to be completed in the second
half of 2014, will serve as a logistics handling hub for
Sadaras chemical complex.
The facility will handle packaging, storage and loading of
high value-added chemical products and performance plastics for
road and rail transport within Saudi Arabia and for export to
This award follows our successful completion of the
FEED stage for the packaging center and reflects our
clients continued confidence in Foster Wheelers
ability to execute large and technically complex projects, said Umberto della
Sala, chief operating officer of Foster Wheeler.
It further continues Foster Wheelers
long-standing association with Saudi Aramco and Dow.