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Acid Plant Database  September 7, 2021

Owner Suhail Chemical Industries

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Location Sohar Industrial Area
Background Part of the Suhail Bahwan Group
Website www.suhailbahwangroup.com
Plant -
Coordinates* 24° 26' 47" N, 56° 35' 56.5" E
Type of Plant Sulphur Burning
Gas Source Elemental Sulphur
Plant Capacity 40 MTPD
SA/DA 3/1 DA
Emissions -
Status Operating
Year Built -
Technology -
Contractor Nuberg EPC
Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) and Lump sum Turnkey (LSTK) Project
Remarks Products
- Technical Grade 98 wt% Sulphuric Acid
- Battery Grade 98 wt% Sulphuric Acid
- Diluted Battery Grade 37 wt% Sulphuric Acid
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General The Suhail Bahwan Group was formed as Proprietorship Company in 1965 and today ranks as one of Oman’s foremost business houses. It has interests in engineering and construction, manufacturing and industrial investments, Information technology, trading and specialized services among others. The Group comprises of more than 40 companies with a combined currently annualized turnover of more than US$ 3 billion (2008) and employs over 15,000 personnel. Many of the Group companies are market leaders in their field, not only in Oman but in the entire Gulf Region. With the various fertilizer production projects, in Oman and internationally, currently under implementation, the group will eventually emerge as arguably the largest urea producer of the world.
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April 30, 2012 - Suhail Chemical Industries LLC (SCI) has been accredited with ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification by Velosi Quality Management International.  Established in 1999 SCI manufactures high grade sulphuric acid in various specifications and concentrations. The range includes Technical Grade 98 per cent, Battery Grade 98 per cent and Diluted Battery Grade 37 per cent.  The plant is located at Sohar and is sized at 40 TPD output with facility to offer the products in various concentrations and currently utilising 80 per cent of the total plant capacity. The product can be offered in carboys (Jerry cans) of various capacities as well as shipped in containers or dedicated road tankers/trucks.  The plant is running round the clock and equipped with sophisticated online monitoring facilities as well as computerised process control (SCADA System). The laboratory is equipped with sophisticated equipment to assure quality of the raw material as well as finished goods.  SCI procures the raw material locally for the manufacturing of sulphuric acid and also contributes in generating local employment since beginning. It is also a 100 per cent Omani origin product. Sulphuric acid has a wide range of uses ranging from electrolyte battery acid, Ph correction in reverse osmosis plant and many other industrial applications.  Considering the hazardous nature of the chemical product, SCI takes utmost care in handling and delivering the products to the end user safely. Over the last one decade, the company has established itself as the leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality sulphuric acid. SCI-quality products are not only used in the GCC countries but also exported to Africa, Yemen and Sri Lanka.

MTPD - Metric Tonne per Day           STPD - Short Ton per Day
MTPA - Metric Tonne per Annum      STPA - Short Ton per Annum
SA - Single Absorption
DA - Double Absorption

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