Sohar Refinery Improvement Project, Oman

The Oman Oil and Orpic Group officially inaugurated one of its strategic growth projects – the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP) – under the auspices of Dr Mohammed bin Hamed Al Rumhi, minister of oil and gas, chairman of the board of directors, and in the presence of a number of ministers, representatives of the state and Al Shura Councils along with senior officials from Daelim of South Korea and UK-based Petrofac as well as community leaders.

The $2.7bn capital investment by the group adds up 82,000bpd to its existing capacity of 116,000bpd, taking the total capacity to 198,000bpd. This indicates a 70% growth in fuel production – 90% for diesel, 37% for gasoline, 93% for kerosene, 93% for jet fuel, 91% for LPG, 175% for naphtha and 44% for propylene.

Our scope consisted in the complete design, supply, installation and commissioning of Laboratory Furniture, Fume Hoods, Extraction and al (+300) Laboratory Equipment and Analyzers.

Project Description

Project Name: ORPIC-Sohar Refinery Improvement Project
Location: Oman
Client: Petrofac, Orpic
Year: 2017/18

Sohar Refinery Improvement Project