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Maire Tecnimont awarded $500-million EPC contract in Saudi Arabia

By Mary Page Bailey |

Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. (Rome, Italy) announced that its subsidiaries Tecnimont S.p.A. and Tecnimont Arabia Limited have been awarded by Advanced Global Investment Company (AGIC) a package related to the Integrated PDH-PP complex project, culminating in the realization of two polypropylene units on an engineering procurement and construction (EPC) lump-sum turn-key basis.


The total contract value is approximately $500 million. The project scope of work entails complete engineering services, equipment and out of kingdom material supply (to be performed by Tecnimont) and in kingdom material supply, erection and construction activities up to start up and guarantee test run (to be performed by Tecnimont Arabia Limited). The project completion is expected by the second quarter of 2024.


The two Polypropylene Units will have a capacity of 400,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr) each and will be located inside the Integrated PDH-PP (propane dehydrogenation – polypropylene) complex in Jubail Industrial City II, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


AGIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Petrochemical Company, a Saudi joint stock company established in 2005 and listed on the Saudi Stock Market since 2006. It manufactures polypropylene products for a range of industries including automotive, consumer product, healthcare, packaging, and textile.


Pierroberto Folgiero, Maire Tecnimont Group Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are really enthusiastic to start a new valuable relationship with such a prominent client in one of our historical and most strategic markets in the petrochemicals sector. This achievement provides further evidence of Maire Tecnimont Group’s global leadership in polyolefins, its technology-driven approach and distinctive competencies in managing large complex projects. Moreover, this important result represents another significant milestone of our Gas Monetization strategy, enabling us to be geared up for Saudi Arabia’s large wave of investments in downstream.”

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