SATORP - Amiral Complex

General Information
Owner Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Jubail, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Chemical, Production, Petrochemical Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $4950m
Award Date March 2023
Completion Date December 2027
Last Updated On March 2023
ProjectId (Old, New) 47905, 299922

Saudi Aramco and Total (SATORP) are planning to develop a chemical plant named as Amiral complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

The US$11,000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of Ethylene plant (1.65 MTPA)

2. Construction of Propylene plant (50,000 TPA)

3. Construction of Acrylonitrile plant with the capacity of 425,000tpa

4. Construction of Linear Alpha Olefin (LAO) plant with the capacity of 400,000tpa

5. Construction of Poly Alpha Olefin (PAO) plant

6. Construction of Logistic Area

7. Construction of Utility Flare and Interconnection

8. Construction of Tank Farm

9. Laying of Pipelines and value park integration

10. Satorp integration

11. Construction of storage facilities

12. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

23 March 2023

Pkg 2,3,5A,5B&5C- The main contract is not yet awarded. (Source: MEED)

16 March 2023

Pkg 1&4: Hyundai Engineering & Construction has been awarded the contract however the official announcement is still awaited.

10 March 2023

The project has been announced in the first wave of private sector projects under Shareek programme.

14 February 2023

The main contract is expected to be awarded in third or fourth week of March 2023. (Source: MEED)

11 January 2023

The main contract bids on the packages: Tank Farm: Package 5A, Utility Flare and Interconnection: Package 4, High-Density Polyethylene and Logistic Area: Package 3, Site Preparation Works (Package 8), Temporary Construction Facilities (Package 7), Pipelines: Package 5B, Derivatives Unit: Package 2, Mixed Feed Cracker: Package 1 are still under evaluation and are expected to be awarded by March 2023.

27 December 2022

The construction is expected to be commenced in 2023 and is is set to start operations in 2027.

16 December 2022

The client has taken the final investment decision for the construction of the complex. The investment is around US$11 billion out of which US$4 billion will be funded through equity by Aramco (62.5%) and TotalEnergies (37.5%).

07 December 2022

The main contract bid for the Cogeneration independent steam and power plant (ISPP) is expected to be submitted by end of March 2023.

25 November 2022

Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Larsen & Toubro Energy Hydrocarbon and Technip Energies has come up as the lowest bidder for the package 1&4, package 2 and package 3 respectively. (Source: MEED)

15 November 2022

The main contract bids are still under evaluation and the time-frame for the award is currently unknown.

20 October 2022

Bids are under evaluation for the Packages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5A, 5B and 5C. Hyundai E&C, CTCI, Technip, Tecnicas Reunidas and Saipem amongst others have submitted the bids.

12 October 2022

Pkg 1&4: Hyundai E&C amongst others have submitted the commercial bids.

21 September 2022

Pkg 3,5A,5B & 5C: The technical bids were submitted on September 18, 2022. We are in the process of identifying the bidders. (Source: MEED)

20 September 2022

Pkg 1&4: Hyundai E&C amongst others have submitted the technical bids.

13 September 2022

Pkg 2: Hyundai E&C amongst others have submitted the technical bids. JGC Corporation has declined to participate in the project. Pkg 1,3,4,5A,5B,5C,7&8: The technical bid submission date has been extended till September 18, 2022. (Source: MEED)

24 August 2022

The technical bid submission date has been extended till September 11, 2022 and the commercial bid submission is on October 09, 2022. (Source: MEED)

14 July 2022

The bid submission date has been extended till August 31, 2022. (Source: MEED)

13 June 2022

The main contract tender is issued on project. The bids are expected to be submitted by August 15, 2022. Hyundai E&C, Saipem, Mc Dermott, Técnicas Reunidas, Sinopec, CPECC, CTCI, L&T, Samsung, JGC and Technip have prequalified companies on the project.

20 April 2022

The main contract PQ documents are yet to be shortlisted for Site Preparation Works (Package 8) and Temporary Construction Facilities (Package 7).

24 November 2021

The project is facing delays.

29 September 2021

There is no news regarding the main contract PQ shortlist on Jubail 2 Complex and Ethylene & Propylene Plant yet.

20 June 2021

The client has issued SOI for packages one to six on April 22, 2021 and for package seven & eight on May 25, 2021. The EoI documents have been submitted by May 30, 2021 for packages one to six and by June 10, 2021 for package seven & eight. (Source: MEED)

11 April 2021

FEED works are ongoing and the main contract tender is yet to be issued.

02 June 2020

FEED works are getting delayed

21 April 2020

JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation has been appointed as the feasibility study consultant on Ethylene & Propylene Plant package. FEED works are progressing as per the schedule and the time frame for completion is unknown at this juncture.

10 December 2019

FEED works are ongoing and Saudi authority in talks with potential companies for further development. (Source: MEED)

23 October 2019

McDermott International has been appointed as the technology provider.

24 July 2019

The client is in talks with several chemical firms for the development of the project. (Source: MEED)

11 June 2019

SATORP and INEOS have signed an MOU for the development of Acrylonitrile Plant, LinearAlphaOlefin Plant and PolyAlphaOlefin Plant.

15 November 2018

TechnipFMC and WorleyParsons have been appointed as the FEED and PMC contractors respectively