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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


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


Engineering for Technology licence package


Operator Training Simulator

Axens/RSI Simcon

Heat Exchangers

Alfa Laval

Process Control



Oman Shipping Company SAOC, Oman Trading International, Vitol

Supply of Feedstock

Sohar Refinery Company

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