German multinational conglomerate Thyssenkrupp has won an EPC contract from the state-owned Brunei Fertilizer Industries for a new fertilizer production facility in Brunei.
Under the contract, Thyssenkrupp will be responsible for engineering, supply of equipment, erection, supervision of construction and commissioning as well as various offsite and related utility systems.
Located in the Sungai Liang Industrial Park, the new greenfield fertilizer plant will be capable of producing 2,200 tonnes of ammonia and 3,900 tonnes of urea per day.
Slated to become operational in 2021, the new fertilizer complex use Brunei’s large natural gas reserves as feedstock to produce quality fertilizer.
The fully integrated fertilizer plant will feature an ammonia plant with a daily capacity of 2,200 metric tonnes as well as a urea plant and a urea granulation plant both with a capacity of 3,900 tonnes per day.
Thyssenkrupp CEO of industrial solutions business area Peter Feldhaus said: “We are proud to work together with Brunei Fertilizer Industries to support the country’s transformation into a diversified industrial economy.
“Being selected to develop this lighthouse project is an important milestone for our fertilizer plant business. This major order will further strengthen our market position and growth in the Asia Pacific region.”