Oman’s Orpic has awarded five technology licenses worth a combined $80mn for production units in its $3.6bn Liwa Plastics Project complex being built alongside the 116,000 b/d Sohar refinery.

Liwa is one of three major Orpic projects, along with expanding and revamping the Sohar plant itself and building an oil products pipeline and storage terminal (MEES, 14 February). (CONTINUED - 448 WORDS)