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 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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