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MEED: Bechtel to sign contract for Carbon Holdings’ Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex

Posted: June 4, 2018 at 3:32 pm   /   by   /   comments (3)

Bechtel to sign deal for Egypt’s largest-ever petrochemicals project – Four separate EPC contracts have also been awarded.

US-based Bechtel is due to sign a contract in late June with Egypt’s Carbon Holdings for the $8bn Tahrir Petrochemical Complex (TPC) at Ain Sokhna, according to industry sources.

The contract will cover project management consultancy (PMC) for Egypt’s biggest-ever petrochemical project.

Four separate engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts are also due to be signed in June.

The winners of these contracts are

  • Bechtel,
  • Germany’s Linde,
  • Italy’s Maire Tecnimont and
  • Greece’s Archirodon.

Tahrir Petrochemicals Corporation, owned by Carbon Holdings Limited which is split across three sites, and comprises a naphtha cracker, expected to be one of the largest in the world, associated derivatives units, and three polyethylene units.

Two additional polypropylene units at the existing Oriental Petrochemicals plant, a new port tank farm, and marine facilities will also be built as part of the project.

(Source: MEED – Middle East Business Intelligence)

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  • June 15, 2018 at 6:21 pm Saeed Ahmed Sayed Ahmed

    Senior electrical engineer , working with GS E&C Korea in Egypt

  • June 16, 2018 at 4:10 am Abdulrahman Deeb


  • June 19, 2018 at 6:09 pm Mahmoud Makhlouf

    Kindly, keep me updated.