Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) revealed plans to expand the capacity of its ENOC Processing Company (EPCL) Jebel Ali facility by 50%. The expansion project comprises of three separate packages at an estimated value in excess of $1 billion. The expected date for commercial production is Q42019.
The main package of the project will add a new condensate processing train to the existing facility, expanding its daily capacity to 210,000 barrels, up from its existing current 140,000 barrels per day. Additional processing units will also be added.
Technip, which was contractor on the Jebel Ali refinery from 1997 to 1999, has been awarded a large contract, covering the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) for the design and construction of the processing unit.
The subsequent two packages of the project will include the construction of storage tanks and a 31,000 square foot warehouse. EPCL over the years has been continuously expanding and improving its production to cater for the ever growing needs of the local and international markets.