Dubai state oil company Enoc has appointed France’s Technip as the main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for an expansion of its Jebel Ali condensate splitters plants, which will raise capacity by 50% at an anticipated cost of $1bn.

The plant currently comprises two 70,000 b/d condensate splitters with upgrading units. Enoc says the expansion will add another 70,000 b/d splitter as well as a new LPG/naphtha hydrotreater, an isomerization unit, a kerosene hydrotreater and a diesel hydrotreater. (CONTINUED - 726 WORDS)