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Jacobs Awarded Contract Extension by Saudi Aramco

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced that it has received an amendment from Saudi Aramco for its general engineering services (GES) contract. While officials did not disclose the contract value, the five-year extension builds on the framework of the original contract signed in 2011. Services include engineering, procurement and construction management services associated with Saudi Aramco’s capital program. The services are being led by the Jacobs ZATE operation in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The contract extension aligns with Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add program, which is designed to drive additional domestic value creation for Saudi Arabia through local employment, ...

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Orion Group strikes pioneering recruitment deal in China

The Orion Group has become the first manpower company in the world to sign a joint venture (JV) agreement with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). Orion chairman Alan Savage visited the city of Tianjin and signed the pioneering deal alongside General Manager of CNOOC Energy Technology & Service-Safety and Environmental Protection Co., Liu Huai Zeng. The two companies announced the ...

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Qatar-China JV awarded 2022 World Cup stadium contract

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has announced the Main Contractor (MC) on Lusail Stadium, with Qatari contractor HBK Contracting Co. W.L.L. (HBK) and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) as a joint-venture (JV). British architectural firm Foster + Partners completed the schematic design of the 80,000-seater stadium earlier this year. The venue, located in Lusa ...

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Samsung wins EPCC contract in Thailand

Samsung Engineering was awarded an EPCC contract from PTT Public Company Ltd., a Thailand state-owned oil & gas company, for a gas compressor station project worth $110mil USD. The project is located in WangNoi, Ayutthaya 70km north of Bangkok, Thailand. The project which uses Gas Turbine Driven Compressors with Shaft Power of 16MW will provide additional capacities of 800 MMSCFD gas for the c ...

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Strukton International win first Latin America project

Strukton International has been awarded a contract by Metro de Santiago S.A. to construct five underground stations (package Grupo 1 & 2) at Line 3, one of the new metro lines under construction in the city centre of Santiago, Chile. It is the first project in the Latin American region for the company of Dutch origin. Strukton International is part of a joint venture with Arrigoni Engineering ...

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Saudi Aramco extend KBR’s GES contract

KBR, Inc. announced that its Saudi Arabian joint venture engineering operation, KBR-AMCDE, has signed an amendment to extend its existing General Engineering Services Plus (GES+) Contract with Saudi Aramco. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide front-end engineering design (FEED), detailed design, material procurement, and project management services (PMS) to support Saudi Aramco ...

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Keller awarded major South African contract

Keller Group plc, the world’s largest geotechnical contractor, announces that it has been awarded a major ground improvement contract in Durban, South Africa. The total contract is valued at over £40m. They will design and construct the complete ground improvement solution for over 350,000 square metres of warehouses and ancillary offices as part of the Clairwood Logistics Park Development, situat ...

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Gulf Marine awarded new MENA contract

Gulf Marine Services, the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, is pleased to announce a new contract award for one of its Mid-Size Class vessels. The contract, scheduled to commence in Q1 2017, is for three months (including options). The vessel will be supporting offshore maintenance work in the MENA ...

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Wärtsilä to supply power plant to Argentina

Wärtsilä will supply a 101 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Pampa Energía S.A.in Argentina. Wärtsilä’s scope is to deliver a turnkey solution, including the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC). The delivery includes Wärtsilä 50DF multi-fuel engines running on natural gas, and when necessary, heavy-fuel oil (HFO) as a back-up fuel. The value of the order is approximately EUR 75 millio ...

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Black and Veatch picked for Brazilian power station

Black & Veatch has been selected as owner’s engineer by Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe (CELSE) for a 1,516 megawatt combined cycle power project in northeastern Brazil. The Porto de Sergipe plant will meet growing electricity demand and supplement hydropower supplies during dry weather seasons. It will be the largest natural gas power station in South America. As owner’s engineer, Black & V ...

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