Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has announced the groupings of firms prequalified to bid for four engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) packages for the $3.6bn Liwa Plastics project at Sohar. The firms have been split into 19 bidding units (see table).

Orpic announced a full list of prequalified firms in December, grouped into potential lead partners or single entities and potential joint ventures partners. After a first stage of prequalifying the individual firms, Orpic undertook as second stage of forming joint ventures (MEES, 19 December 2014). (CONTINUED - 211 WORDS)