Union Chlorine L.L.C, a joint venture between M/s. Oman Chlorine SAOG, a publicly listed Company on the Muscat Securities Market since 1998, where it owns and operates a chloralkali plant located at the Sohar Industrial Estate in the Sultanate of Omanand M/s. Horizon Energy L.L.C an Abu Dhabi local holding companyspecialized in Oil & Gas, E & P, Support Services, Offshore / On-Shore Facilities in the Gulf Region, Middle East and Near East and two other investors has Awarded an EPC contract for the construction and commissioning of a 70 Ton per day Chlor-Alkali Plant to M/s. FATA EPC, a Division of FATA SpA (a Finmeccanica Company) located in Turin, Italy. The GreenfieldChlor-Alkali Plant will be built at ICAD-3,ZonesCorpin Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The signing ceremony between Union Chlorine L.L.C and FATA EPC was held in Abu Dhabi on November 12, 2013, under the auspices of …………………
FATA will be ultimately responsible for a complete EPC scope including the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Commissioning and start up of the facility.
FATA got an extensive worldwide turnkey experience in large-scale industrial plants including several large scale projects in the GCC.
This strategic project not only will provide direct jobs at full production but will also generate many other jobs required to support the operation of this new and important Plant in Abu Dhabi.
The Union chlorine Plant will have an installed production capacity of 70 MT per day of Caustic Soda at 100% and will also produce Hydrochloric Acid and Sodium Hypochlorite in Phase-I with other downstream products planned in Phase-II targeting the Oil & Gas sector.
The project will deliver high quality products to the local Oil and Gas market in the U.A.E. in addition to other sectors and downstream industries.
The plant feature state of the art bipolar membrane Electrolysers and will be designed according to the Best Available Techniques (BAT) not only for process operations, but also for air emissions control and waste processing to grant full compliance with the stringent Local Environmental Regulations.
The fast track Project Schedule foresees plant commissioning targeted for August 2015 and commercial production for October 2015.