Samsung wins US $1.2bn fertiliser plant project

Korean firm to build ammonia plant in Ruwais

The contract was awarded by an ADNOC subsidary
The contract was awarded by an ADNOC subsidary

Korean firm Samsung Engineering has announced it has won a US $1.2 billion contract to build an ammonia and urea fertiliser plant in Ruwais, UAE.

The order was given by FERTIL (Ruwais Fertilizer Industries), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

“Samsung Engineering will try its best to win potential multi-billion dollar projects including the planned Ruwais Refinery expansion project located in the UAE, and continue its long-term partnership with ADNOC,” said Samsung Engineering president and CEO Yeon-Joo Jung.

FERTIL-2 will be located in Ruwais, 250km west of Abu Dhabi, UAE. The facility will produce Ammonia and Urea, with the production capacity of 2,000 and 3,500 MTPD, respectively, which is slated for production in January of 2013.

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