Construction Progress

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OQ8 is the largest ever investment project between two GCC countries in the refineries and petrochemical sector.

The heavy crude oil refinery in Oman is designed to be able to process a range of blended crude oils and configured as a full-conversion hydrocracker/coking facility that will utilize advanced technology, commercially proven at the scale of the project, supplied by leading technology licensors.

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

Workers

Erected
Equipment Deployed

EPC1 = 57,506 Tons
EPC2= 315 Numbers
EPC3= 3,300 Tons

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

Structural Steel

The heavy crude oil refinery in Oman is designed to be able to process a range of blended crude oils and configured as a full-conversion hydrocracker/coking facility that will utilize advanced technology, commercially proven at the scale of the project, supplied by leading technology licensors.

Project Updates - OQ8

The project has worked a total of 117,891,344 Man-Hours with 4,459,773safe man-hours since last LTI on 19th May 2021. 244,069 PTW issued, 74,145 safety inductions have been given.

There have been 1 Fatality (FAT) and 4 Lost Time Incidents (LTI's) on the project since inception.

Mega Refinery Mega Project Oman

OQ8 is a Joint Venture (JV) between OQ owned by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) owned by the Government of Kuwait.

The project is located in a strategic location on the South East Coast of Oman in Duqm, Al Wusta region of Oman. Occupying an allocated 900 hectares of land, the refinery will have the capacity to produce 230,000 BPD to become the largest oil refinery in Oman. OQ8 includes more than 30 main processing units that are able to produce more than 20 petroleum and petrochemical products required for the production of various consumer and specialty goods, in addition to the raw materials needed in various chemical industries. The primary products include Naphtha, Pet Coke, Sulphur, Diesel and Jet fuel.

With all the best features added in, OQ8 is taking shape to become the biggest refinery in Oman upon its completion. The new oil refinery is being constructed with a vision to be recognized as a world-class refinery business, dedicated to delivering outstanding oil products to customers around the world, and in turn, fueling economic growth in Duqm as well as making a significant contribution to Oman’s future prosperity

 
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With all the best features added in, OQ8 is taking shape to become the biggest refinery in Oman upon its completion. The new oil refinery is being constructed with a vision to be recognized as a world-class refinery business, dedicated to delivering outstanding oil products to customers around the world, and in turn, fuelling economic growth in Duqm as well as making a significant contribution to Oman’s future prosperity.

 
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