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Qapco Awards Contract for LDPE Facility to Uhde

8:02 AM MDT | June 15, 2009

Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco), an 80-20 joint venture between Industries Qatar and Total Petrochemicals, has awarded a lump-sum turnkey contract to Uhde, to build a previously announced low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Mesaieed, Qatar. The plant will be designed to produce 300,000 m.t./year of LDPE and use LyondellBasell’s Lupotech technology. The contract, valued at QAR2 billion ($549.6 million), covers project management, detailed engineering, supply of all equipment and materials, and construction work. Construction will be carried out in...

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