This is Dubai-headquartered EPC company Essar Projects' largest third-party contract in the region, swelling its order book to USD 2.8 billion, the company said in a statement here.
The new refinery project at Al Zour is Kuwait's biggest development project with crude processing capacity of 6,15,000 barrels per day (bpd).
KNPC awarded four Contracts for the refinery's construction, worth over USD 13.2 billion to successful international bidders, making it the biggest contract signing for 2015.

The joint venture would be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning and assistance during commissioning, startup and performance testing of
Package-4 which is Tank Farms for the of the Al-Zour refinery project.
"Essar's portion comprises build-out of tankages, roads and bridges, as well as civil work, on an EPC basis. The project is expected to be completed by 2019," the statement said.
Essar Projects has begun to mobilise resources for the project.

With this order, Essar Projects' order book has swelled to USD 2.8 billion, with projects being executed in nine countries.
The company has a track record of setting up large and complex projects in oil and gas (E&P as well as refineries), power, ports and steel.
"It is currently focusing on third-party orders, particularly in the Middle East, where the company sees significant opportunities," the statement added.
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