The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has signed two agreements with contracting firms for building service corridors between Duqm Refinery, Duqm Port and the planned liquid berth.
The first contract for building two service roads with a contract value of OMR38.8 million will connect Duqm port area with the refinery. The contract, which was awarded to Khalid bin Ahmed and Sons Company, is expected to be completed within a period of 27 months as of the date of awarding.
The second project is for detailed design and construction of a service road from Duqm Refinery to the bulk liquid berth with a total cost of OMR9.6 million. This contract was awarded to a consortium of Qurum Projects and Maintenance Company and Patel Company and expected to be completed within a period of 548 days.
The construction of Duqm Refinery service corridor is of vital importance for completing the refinery, which is the biggest investment in Oman in recent years. The project work covers building a service corridor for transporting refinery products.
The service corridor stretches from Duqm Refinery to the export berth at Duqm Port, which has a length of 6.5 kms.