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October 8, 2021updated 11 Oct 2021 7:36am

Sohar Bitumen Refinery, Oman

By Carmen

Sohar Bitumen will operate the upcoming Sohar Bitumen refinery, proposed to be built at Al Batinah North Governorate in Oman. The non integrated refinery will be owned by Sohar Bitumen and is expected to start operations in 2023.



Key processes of the refinery

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 30



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During the period 2021-2025, the Sohar Bitumen refinery is expected to witness an estimated capex of $367.2m.

Contractors involved in the refinery

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects at the Sohar Bitumen refinery include the following.

Design/FEED: TR Engineering.

Main EPC: China National Chemical Engineering, EMC Group, McNally Bharat Engineering.



Information on the refinery is sourced from GlobalData’s refinery database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil refineries and heavy oil upgraders globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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