projects completion will enhance production capacity to 440kT LLDPE, 440kT HDPE and 640kT PP respectively.
Taking advantage of the growing global market for plastics, LPIC
will create new business opportunities and employment in the sultanate, and firmly reinforce Oman Oil and Orpic Group as significant players in the international petrochemicals marketplace, bringing new business development opportunities for the country in the fast-growing plastics industry.
is a new plastics production complex including the country's first steam cracker Orpic is adding to its existing production facilities, in Sohar industrial port area in Oman.
Since then, Orpic has embarked on an ambitious growth strategy that lead to the implementation of Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP), Muscat Sohar Product Pipeline (MSPP) and Liwa Plastics Industries Project (LPIC
) with over US$9bn capital investment in total.
France-based Nexans, a leader in cables and cabling systems, has been awarded a major contract by Rexel to supply lead-free Hypron cables for Oman's Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC
This event was organized in association with CB&I and CTCI Corporation, who have been awarded the engineering, procurement and contracting (EPC) award for Steam Cracker and Utilities for Liwa plastics industries Complex (LPIC
Al Mahruqi said that Liwa Plastic Industries Complex (LPIC
) is one of the biggest among the three major projects being executed by Orpic over the next four years.
Our strategic growth projects - Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP), Muscat Sohar Product Pipeline (MSPP) and Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC
) - are in line with our plan to add value to the oil and gas molecules produced in Oman.
The gas pipeline is part of Orpic's $6.4bn Liwa Plastic Industries Complex (LPIC
) and will travel from the New Fahud NGL Plant to the steam cracker unit at Sohar in Oman.
Regarding the $3.6 billion Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC
), he said it would support the development of a vibrant downstream plastics industry in Oman.
This was recently materialized after signing an agreement with Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company Orpic to operate and maintain the Natural Gas Liquid Extraction NGLE plant located in Fahud which is the upstream of Orpics mammoth Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex (LPIC
) project in Sohar Port.