Nuberg EPC to build chlor-alkali and calcium chloride plant for Oman Chlorine

Arabian Business
12 Dec 2019

Nuberg EPC has been awarded the contract to expand the chlor-alkali plant and Greenfield calcium chloride plant project in Sohar, by Oman Chlorine.

The production capacity will be 80 TPD (tonnes per day) for the calcium chloride plant and 30 TPD for the chlor-alkali plant and is due for completion in the financial year 2020-21.

After the expansion the total production capacity of the chlor-alkali plant, which will have the most advanced bipolar membrane cell technology licensed from UK based Inovyn, will be 75 TPD and will produce caustic soda, hydrochloric acid and sodium hypochlorite.

Nuberg EPC has delivered over 20 chlor-alkali and five calcium chloride projects worldwide.

The scope of services for the project includes design, FEED, basic and detailed engineering, fabrication, procurement, supply and installation, construction supervision and commissioning of the plant.

“We have installed over 20 chlorine and derivatives plants worldwide but this project will be our first involvement in Oman. The project also demonstrates our leadership in the Middle East. The project will have best-in-class technology and emissions according to global standards. We have the necessary local knowledge, capabilities and competencies to deliver world class turnkey solution,” said AK Tyagi, chairman and managing director, Nuberg.