Jordan Shortlists Amman Products Terminal Bidders

Jordan’s Energy Ministry will negotiate with three firms/consortia to build a strategic products terminal.

Jordan listed qualified bidders as: 1) Spain’s OHL Industrial with Jordan’s MID Contracting;

2) China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (a subsidiary of state giant CNPC); and

3) Korea’s Lotte Engineering and Construction with Hyundai Engineering.

The ministry prequalified 13 bidders out of an initial 51 applications (MEES, 8 November 2013).

The ministry aims for construction of the terminal on a lump sum turnkey basis during 2014-15 under an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract. The terminal will store 250,000-300,000 tons of white products (gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel and diesel) and 8,000 tons of LPG. It will be built to the east of the capital and will include road tanker loading and unloading facilities. (CONTINUED - 454 WORDS)