Taziz, Fertiglobe, GS Energy, Mitsui - Ruwais Blue Ammonia Plant

General Information
Owner Mitsui & Co
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) Taziz – Ruwais Petrochemical Derivative Complex – Abu Dhabi
Location Ar Ruways, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Status --
Sector Chemical, Production, Fertilizer Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 6
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 1496
Net Value $1496m
Award Date January 2023
Completion Date December 2025
Last Updated On March 2023
ProjectId (Old, New) 346173, 346173

A joint venture of Taziz and Fertiglobe is planning to undertake the construction of a blue ammonia plant with a capacity of 1,000 kilotons per annum at the new TAZIZ industrial ecosystem and chemicals hub at Ruwais in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

The US$1,870 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of ammonia production plant

2. Construction of processing units

3. Construction of storage facilities

4. Construction of distribution units

5. Installation of hydrogen compressors

6. Installation of ammonia converter

7. Installation of air compressor

8. Installation of process heater systems

9. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

05 March 2023

KBR has been awarded a contract to provide the technology licence, basic engineering design, proprietary equipment and catalyst for the low-carbon ammonia plant. (Source: MEED)

14 February 2023

The EPC contract has been awarded to Tecnimont. (Source: MEED)

19 January 2023

The client falls short of a final investment decision to develop the planned project. (Source: MEED)

11 December 2022

The final investment decision (FID) will be done by early 2023.

08 November 2022

The client is focused on progressing of the project at the TA’ZIZ Industrial Chemicals Zone.

02 August 2022

FEED works are still ongoing on the project.

18 November 2021

Mitsui and GS Energy have signed an agreement for the development of the project.

24 October 2021

The main FEED Contractor is yet to be appointed.

05 July 2021

Fertiglobe has signed an agreement with Taziz for the development of the project. (Source: MEED)

27 May 2021

Wood Group has been appointed to undertake the initial Front-End Engineering and Design (pre-Feed) works for the project. The final investment decision is expected in 2022, and the overall project is expected to be completed by 2025.