Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) has received more than 40 applications from companies seeking to prequalify for construction work on its Ras Tanura refinery, London-based Middle East Economic Digest reported.
At least 40 companies submitted prequalification documents to Aramco by the February 23 deadline, Meed reported, citing a source close to the project.
Aramco is expected to inform the successful prequalifiers by mid-March, the business weekly reported.
The project will be tendered in five packages comprising a crude and vacuum distillation unit, a diesel hydrotreater and catalyst regeneration facility, a sulphur recovery unit, sour water stripper and flare system, utilities, offsite and handling facilities, and tank farms, according to Meed.
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