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Aramco Delays Bidding Process on Total Project
11:19 AM MST | November 18, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Saudi Aramco and Total say they are delaying the bidding process for their previously announced Jubail Refining and Petrochemical complex by three months. Deadlines by which contractors will submit bids have been moved from this month, to February 2009. Contracts to build the plants will be awarded in the second quarter of 2009. Changed conditions, including the current financial crisis, are the main reason for the delay, which will not affect scheduled completion of the complex at the end of 2012, Total says. “Both partners are committed to the...
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