Kuwait’s KIPIC opens O&M bids for Al Zour

KUWAIT CITY, August 17, 2018 – Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has invited companies to bid for an operations and maintenance contract at the Al Zour refining mega-project.

The contract will cover the refinery’s sulphur handling plant, tankage, marine facilities and wastewater treatment plant, MEED reported on Thursday.


Prequalified contractors include Dietsmann Technologies from the Netherlands, the UK’s <a href='https://staging.theenergyyear.com/companies-institutions/petrofac/’>Petrofac, the UAE’s Spie Oil & Gas Services Middle East, Egypt’s Eprom and Xi Operation & Maintenance Company of South Korea.

KIPIC, a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, is building the infrastructure at the Al Zour project, which will see the integration of the USD 15.5-billion newbuild Al Zour refinery with a new petrochemical complex and new LNG regasification terminal.

The deadline for bids on the O&M contract has been set at October 14.

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