Wood has been chosen to develop the world's largest totally built-in crude oil to chemical substances (COTC) advanced within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on behalf of Saudi Aramco and SABIC as the primary PMC contractor. The firm will present entrance finish engineering design (pre-FEED and FEED) and mission administration companies through the engineering, procurement and building (EPC) section, supporting the event of the advanced that’s anticipated to course of 400,000 bpd and roughly 9 million tons of chemical substances and base oils yearly.
The contract is predicted to proceed via to the beginning of operations, forecast for 2025. It will likely be executed from Wood's Reading and Al-Khobar workplaces.
Robin Watson, Wood's chief government, stated: “We are proud to have been chosen to be a contractor with Saudi Aramco and SABIC to ship this important greenfield onshore facility that will likely be a primary for Saudi Arabia and among the many first on the earth to combine the refinery and chemical course of on this manner.
“Wood has a robust monitor report of profitable supply for each prospects throughout their broad mission portfolios. We will leverage our various capabilities, from design to EPC, to assist the evolution of the power at every section. Our dedication is to mix our ingenuity, international experience and native information to make sure the protected, profitable and well timed supply of this mega-project.
“Our shut collaboration with the in-country provide chain and the creation of alternatives to nurture new business expertise in Saudi Arabia, will likely be central to our execution of this contract.”
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