Qatofin Company Limited produces linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), mainly for export, and has a production capacity of more than 570 kilo tonnes per annum (ktpa).
QAPCO is the operator of the Qatofin LLDPE plant, located in Mesaieed, Qatar. LLDPE is considered as one of the most widely used thermoplastics, with a total worldwide production of around 25 million tons per year and is usually used for plastic bags and sheets, toys, covers, pipes, buckets and containers, among other applications.
The estimated production of the plant is 450 kilo tonnes per annum (ktpa), expandable to 600 ktpa.
Scope of work
Supply of all equipment and labour necessary for the erection of structural steel works, piping fabrication and installation, RTR and HDPE pipes installation, painting and insulation of pumps, compressors, fans, turbines, centrifuges and erection of horizontal and vertical equipment such as vessels, etc..
Period of work
From March 2007 to December 2008
QAPCO – SNAMPROGETTI S.p.A.
Value of the contract
44 mln/QAR equal to 12 mln/USD