Phase: Execution
Country: Malaysia
Categories: Petrochemical and Chemical Refineries
Type: Oil Refinery
Updated: 24 Jan 2013

Refinery And Petrochemicals Integrated Development (RAPID) Project Images

Project Description

RAPID aims at building a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical complex.The proposed refinery will have a capacity of 300,000 barrels per standard day and will supply naphtha and liquid petroleum gas feedstock for the RAPID petrochemical complex, as well as produce gasoline and diesel that meet European specifications.

The petrochemical units, on the other hand, will enhance the value of the olefinic streams coming from the RAPID steam cracker by producing various merchant grades petrochemicals products such as polyethylene, polypropylene, synthetic rubbers and other petrochemicals products.

Engineering and Construction

FEED Contract

Technip has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by PETRONAS for its proposed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project located in the state of Johor, Malaysia.

Technology Contract

CB&I was awarded a contract by PETRONAS for the license and engineering design work for five petrochemicals units. Lummus Technology will be providing technology for a world scale steam cracker complex comprising ethylene, butadiene, benzene, isobutylene and MTBE units.

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Refinery And Petrochemicals Integrated Development (RAPID) Project News

PUNJ LLOYD Wins RS. 3,515 Crore (USD 581 Million) Tank Farm Project For Petronas’ RAPID Project In Malaysia

SOURCE: PUNJ LLOYD | 08 September 2014

Punj Lloyd Group, the global, diversified EPC giant today announced winning the mega Rs 3,515 crore (USD581 million) RAPID Tank Farm order from PRPC Refinery and Cracker Sdn. Bhd.; a subsidiary under the Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) group, Malaysia’s national energy company.

TOYO Awarded Large Scale Ethylene Complex Project In Malaysia

SOURCE: TOYO | 21 August 2014

Toyo Engineering Corporation (TOYO, President and CEO Katsumoto Ishibashi) has been awarded a contract for a Steam Cracker Complex (SCC) project in Malaysia by PRPC Refinery and Cracker Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary under the Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) group, Malaysia’s national oil and gas company.

Petrofac Awarded Refinery Contract In Malaysia

SOURCE: Petrofac | 13 August 2014

Petrofac, the international service provider to the oil and gas industry, has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) contract by PRPC Refinery and Cracker Sdn. Bhd.

Technip Wins Program Management Consultancy Contract For The RAPID Project

SOURCE: Technip | 27 June 2014

Technip, leader of a joint venture with Fluor, was awarded a substantial(1) Program Management Consultancy (PMC) contract by PETRONAS for the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project located in the state of Johor, Malaysia.

Petronas And Versalis Sign Shareholders Agreement To Produce Synthetic Rubber In Malaysia

SOURCE: Eni | 15 November 2013

Petronas, Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company, and Versalis, Eni’s chemical subsidiary and a global leader in the elastomers industry, have signed a Shareholders’ Agreement (SHA) to set up a joint venture company that will manufacture, sell and market elastomer products produced at Petronas’ proposed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) complex in Pengerang, Johor

PETRONAS And Evonik Industries Sign Letter Of Intent For Projects In RAPID PROJECT

SOURCE: Evonik | 24 January 2013

PETRONAS and Evonik Industries AG signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly embark on the development of production facilities of specialty chemicals within PETRONAS’ Refinery & Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor.

PETRONAS And BASF Terminate Heads Of Agreement For Joint Project In Pengerang, Malaysia

SOURCE: BASF | 21 January 2013

BASF and PETRONAS announced today that the Heads of Agreement (HoA) between the two parties for a joint speciality chemicals venture within PETRONAS’ Refinery & Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor, has been terminated by mutual agreement.

Jacobs Wins Contract For Three SUPERCLAUS® Units From PETRONAS

SOURCE: Jacobs Engineering Group | 25 September 2012

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today it received a contract from PETRONAS, the state-owned oil company of Malaysia, to develop a basic engineering package for three sulfur recovery units (SRUs).

CB&I Announces Technology Contract In Malaysia

SOURCE: CB&I | 13 July 2012

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by PETRONAS for the license and engineering design work for five petrochemicals units. The project is part of the new refinery and petrochemicals integrated development (RAPID) project to be located in Johor, Malaysia.

Technip Awarded An Engineering Contract For PETRONAS’ RAPID Project In Malaysia

SOURCE: Technip | 13 March 2012

Technip has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by PETRONAS for its proposed Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project located in the state of Johor, Malaysia.

PETRONAS And BASF Move Ahead With Expansion Of Partnership In Malaysia

SOURCE: BASF | 06 March 2012

PETRONAS and BASF have taken the next steps in the development of the previously announced €1 billion investment that will expand their partnership in Malaysia, involving projects at their existing venture in Kuantan and at a new site within PETRONAS’ proposed Refinery & Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) complex in Pengerang, Johor.

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