QatarEnergy awards early web site works contract for Ras Laffan Petrochemicals Challenge

Doha: QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical Firm (CPChem) have introduced awarding the early web site works contract for the Ras Laffan Petrochemical Challenge (RLPP), marking the graduation of execution of the RLPP.

Consolidated Contractors Firm (CCC) has been chosen because the contractor to undertake this work and was awarded a lump-sum contract to organize the location for the brand new facility inside Ras Laffan Industrial Metropolis. Work will begin in June, on the conclusion of which the EPC contract for the undertaking is predicted to be awarded.

Commenting on the event, H E Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Power Affairs, the President and CEO of QatarEnergy mentioned: “The award of this contract marks the beginning of the execution section of RLPP, which is a serious constructing block in QatarEnergy’s efforts to additional develop and diversify its enterprise portfolio and implement world-class downstream undertaking. This undertaking will enhance Qatar’s polyethylene output capability by roughly 64%.”

First introduced in 2019, the undertaking is a three way partnership between QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical. The RLPP will characteristic a 2,080 kilo tons each year (KTA) Ethane Cracking Unit making it the biggest ethane cracker within the Center East and one of many largest on this planet. The ability may also embrace two Excessive-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) models, which can considerably elevate Qatar’s present Polyethylene manufacturing capability.

The undertaking has accomplished Entrance Finish Engineering and Design (FEED) in 2021, and is at present within the EPC tendering section. When tendering is full and a last funding resolution has been made, the undertaking will advance to the Engineering, Procurement, and Building section. The RLPP is predicted to begin manufacturing in 2026.

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