The DRPIC joint venture of state upstream firm Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Kuwait’s overseas downstream unit KPI has awarded UK’s Amec Foster Wheeler (AFW) the project management contract for the 230,000 b/d newbuilt refinery at Duqm on Oman’s Arabian Sea coast.

AFW’s scope of work is for project management as part of an integrated management team with DRPIC. The team will monitor the performance of the project’s engineering, procurement, construction and...