Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 32

8-Aug-2011

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Oman Defers Bid Deadline For Sohar Refinery Expansion

Oman has put back the bidding deadline to September for its estimated $1.5bn expansion of the Sohar Refinery from 116,000 b/d to 187,000 b/d capacity by 2015. The expansion includes installing clean fuels units, as well as debottlenecking existing units in the refinery. Bids for engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) contracts were initially requested to be in by 8...