Phase: Execution
Country: Saudi Arabia
Owner/Operator(s): Sadara Chemical Co.
Categories: Petrochemical and Chemical Refineries
Type: Oil Refinery
Updated: 02 Sep 2013

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Project Description

The Sadara project is world scale chemical project being constructed in Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia. Construction work on the project has already started and is scheduled to be completed by early 2015. Production from the first units is expected to begin in the second half of 2015, all units are expected to be running by 2016. The fully integrated complex is planned to consist of 26 chemical manufacturing units and be one of the largest of its kind in the world. Sadara will produce polyeurethanes, propylene oxide, propylene glycol, elastomers, linear low-density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, glycol ethers and amines. 

Engineering and Construction

Fluor Corporation was awarded a reimbursable engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for all of the utilities and offsites. Fluor's al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia; Farnborough, UK; Manila, Philippines; and Houston offices will collaborate on delivering the contract requirements.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the Chemicals 1 Envelope. Under the terms of the contact, Jacobs is providing front end engineering design (FEED) and detailed engineering services, in addition to procurement, inspection and delivery of equipment and bulk materials, as well as the overall construction management.

ABB was selected as the project's Main Automation Contractor (MAC). The scope of supply includes process automation systems, safety systems, project management, project engineering, commissioning assistance, post-commissioning site support, as well as engineering, operator, and maintenance technician training.

Foster Wheeler was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract for a propylene oxide (PO) unit. This contract was awarded as an extension to the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract awarded to Foster Wheeler by AOC and Dow in 2008.

Linde was awarded a contract to supply on-site gases including a HyCO facility for the production of CO and H2 plus an ammonia plant. Linde's Engineering Division will design, deliver and construct the new turnkey gases facilities at Sadara's site in the Jubail 2 petrochemical cluster. The company will be building a two-stream HyCO plant, plus a single-stream NH3 unit producing waterless liquid ammonia. Linde will also install a large NH3 storage tank, resulting in a sophisticated supply concept which will enable the plant to run smoothly and reliably at all times. The production units are scheduled to be ready in 2015. Once built, they will be operated by Linde's Gases Division. Linde is setting up a local gases company for on-site support.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was awarded an In-Kingdom engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for three polyethylene trains. Jacobs' scope of work for the project includes construction management, field engineering support, and management of Lump Sum Procure Build (LSPB) construction contractors, field materials management, In-Kingdom procurement services and project services support for the three polyethylene trains.

Técnicas Reunidas (TR) was awarded the Chem-III project which includes plants for six products and the auxiliary and control facilities necessary for their operation. TR will perform detailed engineering and procurement services, supply the equipment and materials, construct the plants and provide support during commissioning of the units. The plants are scheduled to be operational during 2015.

Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. through its subsidiaries Tecnimont S.p.A. and Tecnimont Arabia Limited has been awarded an EPC contract for on a Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) basis for the implementation of a manufacturing plant in Jubail.

Foster Wheeler AG subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group were awarded an engineering and procurement (EP) contract for a packaging center. The packaging center contract has been awarded as an extension to the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract awarded to Foster Wheeler in 2008. The packaging center, expected to be completed in the second half of 2014, will serve as a logistics handling hub for Sadara’s chemical complex. The facility will handle packaging, storage and loading of high value-added chemical products and performance plastics for road and rail transport within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and for export to overseas markets.

 


SADARA News

Sadara Chemical Company Selects Metso Valves For Its Chemicals Complex In Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Metso | 14 January 2014

Metso has received significant orders for its Neles® and Jamesbury® valves from Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company. The valves will be delivered for Sadara’s fully integrated chemicals complex currently under construction in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Metso received these orders during 2013.

Solvay And Sadara Joint Venture Begins Construction Of World-Scale Hydrogen Peroxide Plant In Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Solvay | 02 September 2013

Saudi Hydrogen Peroxide Company, a newly created joint venture between Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) and the Solvay Group (Solvay), announced today that they have begun constructing one of the world's largest hydrogen peroxide (HP) plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

ABB Wins Terminal Automation Project For One Of The World’s Largest Chemical Complexes

SOURCE: ABB | 05 July 2013

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a project from Foster Wheeler for the automation of bulk inventory operations management of the chemical complex that is under construction by Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) in Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2013.

Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract For Packaging Center For Sadara Chemical Company

SOURCE: Foster Wheeler | 15 October 2012

Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group have been awarded an engineering and procurement contract by Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) for a packaging center at Jubail Industrial City in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

New Awards For Maire Tecnimont In Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Business

SOURCE: Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. | 30 July 2012

Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. has been awarded contracts for a total amount of approximately €290 million for EPC and other services.

Sadara Selects Técnicas Reunidas For A Petrochemical Project In Jubail, Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Técnicas Reunidas | 30 July 2012

Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), has awarded Técnicas Reunidas (TR) the Chem-III project, part of the chemical complex being built by Sadara in Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia. The Sadara complex in Jubail will be the world’s largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase.

Jacobs Receives EPCM Award From Sadara In Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Jacobs Engineering Group | 12 June 2012

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today it has been awarded an In-Kingdom engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for three polyethylene trains for Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow).

Aramco, Dow Venture Seeks $12.4 Billion In Funds: Sources - Bloomberg News

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 31 May 2012

Saudi Arabian Oil Co., or Saudi Aramco, and Dow Chemical Co. have sent requests to banks for $12.4 billion worth of financing for their joint venture Sadara Chemical Co., Bloomberg News reported Wednesday on its website, citing two unnamed bankers with knowledge of the situation.

Daelim Wins Sadara CHEM II ISS Project

SOURCE: Daelim | 10 May 2012

Daelim won the USD 185 million Sadara CHEM II ISS Project of Saudi’s Sadara Chemical Company. As Saudi’s state oil company, Sadara Chemical Company is a joint venture invested in by Saudi Arabia’s state oil company Aramco and the US’s Dow Chemical Company at 50/50 shareholding.

Linde To Construct On-Site Plants For Sadara's Major Chemical Complex In Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: The Linde Group | 02 April 2012

The technology group The Linde Group and Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) recently signed a long-term contract that will see Linde supply Sadara with carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen (H2) and ammonia (NH3) at a chemical complex now being built by Sadara in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, which will be the world's largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase.

Saudi Sadara CEO: All Major Contracts To be Awarded By 3Q 2012

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 07 March 2012

Sadara Chemical Co., a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and Dow Chemical Co., will award all major contracts by the third quarter to build its $20 billion petrochemical complex, according to the company's top executive.

Foster Wheeler Awarded EPCm Contract For Propylene Oxide Unit In Saudi Arabia For Sadara Chemical Company

SOURCE: Foster Wheeler | 13 February 2012

Foster Wheeler AG announced today that subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group have been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract by Aramco Overseas Company B.V. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, and by Dow Europe Holding B.V. (Dow) for a propylene oxide (PO) unit at Jubail Industrial City

Jacobs Awarded Contract For Sadara

SOURCE: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. | 08 November 2011

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the Chemicals 1 Envelope of Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture under formation between affiliates of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco).

ABB Wins Main Automation Contract For Sadara In Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 17 October 2011

Power and automation group ABB Ltd Monday said it has won the main automation contract for Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture between affiliates of Saudi Arabian Oil Company and The Dow Chemical Company.

Fluor Awarded Utilities And Offsites Contract For Sadara Chemical Company JV In Saudi Arabia

SOURCE: Fluor Corp. | 04 August 2011

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the SaudiArabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Co. (Dow) (NYSE: DOW) have awarded the firm a reimbursableengineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for all of the utilities and offsites at the al-Jubail chemical complex in Saudi Arabia.

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