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Sohar Aromatics Complex, Sohar Industrial Estate, Oman

Name of Plant

Aromatics Oman Ltd (AOL)

Plant Owner

60% owned by Oman Oil Company. 20%, Oman Refinery Company, and 20% LG International.

Plant Location

Sohar industrial area, Oman

Plant Capacity

814,000tpa paraxylene (PX), 210,000tpa benzene

Cost of Project

$1.6bn

Startup of Plant

Third quarter of 2009

Financial Advisor

HSBC Bank Middle East Ltd.

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contract

LG International Corporation/GS Engineering Construction Corporation

Technology Licence Package

Axens

Engineering for Technology licence package

Uhde/Axens

Operator Training Simulator

Axens/RSI Simcon

Heat Exchangers

Alfa Laval

Process Control

Honeywell

Transportation

Oman Shipping Company SAOC, Oman Trading International, Vitol

Supply of Feedstock

Sohar Refinery Company
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