(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) American consultancy Shaw Energy and Chemicals has been appointed planning management consultants for the upcoming Duqm refinery project, according to reports.
The American company was given the nod at Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company's (DRPIC) first board of director's meeting in Abu Dhabi, with Christopher Wszolek assigned as project director.
The DRPIC directors' meeting was held at the headquarters of sovereign wealth fund International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), which is investing jointly in the Duqm refinery project with Oman Oil Company (OOC).
The meeting also saw the appointment of OOC CEO Ahmed bin Salim al Wahaibi as DRPIC chairman and IPIC managing director Khadem al Qubaisi was appointed vice chairman.
Part of the Fortune 500 company Shaw Group, Shaw Energy has worked on the Umm Shaif Gas Injection Project in Abu Dhabi, which helped the field increase production by an average of 50,000 barrels per day.
It was recently revealed that a subsidiary of IPIC, Aabar Investments, is one of the promoters of the upcoming Al Izz Islamic Bank.