McConnell Dowell is pleased to announced the award of the contract for civil works on the Thai Oil Clean Fuel Project in Sriracha, Thailand by UJV, the joint venture between Petrofac, Saipem and Samsung Engineering.

The overall project being delivered by UJV will transform the existing oil refinery in Sriracha, into an environmental-friendly facility, that will produce higher quality transportation fuels. The project will also increase the refinery’s production capacity from 275,000 barrels per day to 400,000 barrels per day.

McConnell Dowell’s scope includes earthworks and civil works in both greenfield and brownfield areas to support the overall project of improvement and expansion to the existing facility including the addition of new complex processing units, all required utilities and supporting facilities.

McConnell Dowell Managing Director for South East Asia Tom Dockray said this project will allow us to further develop and grow our existing relationship with not only Thai Oil but also the Joint Venture Partners (Petrofac, Saipem and Samsung Engineering). “This project represents an excellent opportunity for McConnell Dowell to build and enhance our specialist capability in Thailand and strengthen our presence in Sriracha with the recent securing of the Pump Station package for Thai Oil.”

Works have commenced on site and are scheduled to be completed in 2021, the overall project will be in construction until 2023.