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Petrochemical Industry Uhde India Completes Linear Alkyl Benzene Project in Saudi Arabia

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Uhde's Indian subsidiary Uhde India has successfully completed Farabi Petrochemicals’ Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) expansion project in Saudi Arabia. The LAB-2 project went on stream earlier this month, when the feed cut-in was satisfactorily performed.

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Uhde's Indian subsidairy ahs completed its recent expansion project for Farabi Petrochemicals.
Uhde's Indian subsidairy ahs completed its recent expansion project for Farabi Petrochemicals.
(Picture: Zamil Steel)

Mumbai/India – Uhde India’s scope of services included Project Management, Detailed Engineering, Procurement, Inspection & Expediting and Pre-Commissioning services up to the ready-to-start up stage of the plant. The project was completed in the time frame of 22 ½ month. UOP of USA provided the technology for the project, while Foster Wheeler was Project Management Consultant.

The project underscores the pre-eminent position Farabi Petrochemicals enjoys as leading manufacturer of Linear Alkyl Benzene globally. The project witnessed quality engineering and project implementation standards, meeting the pre-commissioning and commissioning schedules with excellent Safety record. In the course of its implementation, the project clocked 3.5 million safe manhours without any lost time accident (LTA).

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