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Petrofac awarded Duqm Refinery project Oman

Petrofac, in a 50/50 joint venture with Samsung Engineering, has received notification of intent to award a contract worth approximately US$2 billion with Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries LLC (DRPIC) in the southern part of Oman. Work on the 47-month project will commence shortly, subject to financial closure and full notice to proceed from DRPIC. Petrofac’s and Samsung’s scope of work includes engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, training and start-up operations for all the utilities and offsites at Duqm. A strategic investment for the Sultanate of Oman, and forming the cornerstone of the Duqm Special Economic Zone, the development occupies more than 2,000 acres ...

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Topaz Energy and Marine awarded $100m Dragon Oil contract

Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company, announced a new $100 million contract with Dragon Oil, the upstream oil and gas subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) whose principal asset is the Cheleken Contract Area, in the eastern section of the Caspian Sea, offshore Turkmenistan. Under the terms of the contract, Topaz will supply Dragon Oil Turkmenistan with si ...

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AmecFW wins FEED contract for Total’s Donges refinery

Amec Foster Wheeler announces that it has been awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by Total Raffinage France, a subsidiary of Total, the French multinational integrated oil and gas company. Total has stated that the Donges refinery currently lacks desulphurisation capacity, and a significant proportion of its fuels are therefore exported because they no longer meet fuel quality ...

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Técnicas Reunidas JV secure EPC contract for Duqm refinery

Técnicas Reunidas has been selected by Duqm Refinery & Petrochemical Industries Company LLC to execute the Project of the Process units project for the new refinery of Duqm in Oman. This project is part of the Omani government plan for the industrial development of the Special Economic Zone of Duqm, which includes the new grassroot refinery, with an overall investment of 15,000 million dollars ...

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Saudi Aramco signs deal to develop supply chain with KBR

Saudi Aramco’s commitment to develop a competitive and reliable local supply chain through its In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program was given a significant boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of its key supply chain partners, Kellogg Brown & Root Limited (KBR). Hosted by Saudi Aramco president and CEO Amin Nasser, the MoU signing was the latest major mi ...

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ABB wins $30m order to strengthen power infrastructure in Iraq

ABB has won an order to supply and install a substation at the 3,000 megawatt (MW) Rumaila power plant, located in the Basra region of southern Iraq. The completed power plant will be operated by Shamara Holding Group (SHG), one of Iraq’s largest private industrial conglomerates and an independent power producer. The Rumaila power plant is expected to increase power generation capacity by about 20 ...

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Damac awards $171m villas contract to Arabtec Construction

Damac Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, awarded Arabtec Construction LLC with a AED 628 million contract to develop 1,296 villas at Damac’s AKOYA Oxygen master development. Arabtec will begin construction in Q3 2017 at the 55-million-square-foot green development in Dubailand, and is expected to complete the project within 24 months. “Damacalways chooses to partner ...

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Mace to project manage new terminal and pier at Schiphol Airport

Mace has been awarded a project and construction management contract to manage the delivery of the new pier and terminal at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, as part of the Schiphol Capital Programme. They will be responsible for project management and construction management on the two projects, working in collaboration with the Dutch consultancy company Arcadis. Mace is working with the firm in a join ...

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Saipem secure $900m EPCI contract at Zohr Field

Saipem and Petrobel have finalized offshore contract variations worth 900 million USD for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) activities in relation to the “Optimised Ramp Up” phase of the “supergiant” Zohr Field Development Project situated in the Mediterranean Sea off the Egyptian coast. Petrobel is a joint venture between IEOC (an Eni subsidiary in Egypt) and EGPC (Eg ...

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Petrofac secures $100 million in contracts in Iraq

Petrofac has secured a contract extension and a new award with a combined value of more than US$100 million for construction management, engineering, commissioning and start-up services for two International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Iraq. The awards reflect the extensive track record Petrofac has been amassing in the country since 2010. Today’s announcement builds upon US$70 million of new awards i ...

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