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Facts about the OQ8 Project

The first major milestone achieved in the timeline of OQ8 is the feasibility study completed in March 2011. The site preparation, of the new refinery project was carried out by Galfar Contracting Co during 2015-2016. On April 2018, OQ8 signed deals with EPC contractors to mark the successful beginning of its new oil refinery construction.

 
project
78.42 %
Project completion
workerss
22,718
(Direct Manpower only EPC1/2/3)

Workers

Concrete
397,817 m3
Concrete Poured
Erected
77,588 Tons
(Erected)

Structural Steel

About OQ8

OQ8 is a Joint Venture (JV) between OQ and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI).

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OQ8

Construction Phase

The first major milestone achieved in the timeline of OQ8 is the feasibility study completed in March 2011. The site preparation, of the new refinery project, was carried out by Galfar Contracting Co. during 2015-2016.

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Shareholders

OQ8 is a joint venture between Oman Oil Company and Kuwait Petroleum International. Each hold a 50% interest in the refinery.

 
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OQ is a global integrated energy company with roots in Oman. It emerged in late...

Q8

KPI (Kuwait Petroleum International Limited) a company organized and existing...

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