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Penspen awarded £12m Kuwait construction contract

Penspen and its project partner JQEC awarded £12m three-year construction supervision contract by Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water for its power stations rehabilitation project. Jassim Qabazard Engineering Consultants (JQEC), a Kuwaiti multidisciplinary Architectural & Engineering consulting company and  Penspen, a leading global provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), Government of Kuwait for supervision services of five power stations in the country. The project management consultancy contract, signed in March 2019, will be valid for a duration of three years. Pensp ...

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Atkins awarded contract for Oman city

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, announced that it has signed a contract with Khazaen Economic City L.L.C.(KEC), the master developer of the first integrated economic city in northern Oman to deliver masterplanning, design and supervision work. Atkins will deliver full consultancy services for the integrated urban planning of the city covering 51.5 million square meters, detailed master ...

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SNC-Lavalin sign 5-year Al Khafji agreement

SNC-Lavalin Engineers and Constructors Inc. has signed a five-year framework agreement to provide International General Engineering Services to Al Khafji Joint Operations (KJO), a joint operations company comprised of Aramco Gulf Operations Company Limited and Kuwait Gulf Oil Company. The new framework agreement builds upon an existing five-year framework contract for In-Kingdom General Engineerin ...

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NES Global Talent is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Australasia!

After a decade of delivering outstanding staffing solutions to the region, NES Global Talent (NES) has firmly cemented its place as a trusted and leading provider of recruitment, mobility and project delivery services to some of Australasia’s largest and most respected organisations. From its first office in Perth servicing the Oil & Gas industry NES has gone on to grow the team to in excess o ...

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Petrofac awarded Dutch offshore wind contract

Petrofac has been awarded a contract by TenneT, the Dutch-German transmission grid operator, for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) offshore grid connection and more specifically for the Alpha and optional Beta HVAC platforms (substations) in the North Sea. The Dutch government is targeting a total of 3.5 gigawatt of wind energy production capacity offshore by 2023. To achieve this, five 700 megawatt s ...

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Fluor Team picked for bridge connecting U.S. and Canada

Fluor Corporation  announced  that Bridging North America, a partnership of Fluor and ACS Infrastructure Canada, was selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project for Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). Fluor plans to book its share of the design and construction contract value in the fourth quarter of 2018. Th ...

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TechnipFMC secures subsea contract for Total Zinia 2, Angola

TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Angola for the Zinia Phase 2 field development, located offshore Angola at a water depth between 800 and 1,000 meters. The contract covers the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of subsea equipment including 9 subsea tree units as well as wellheads, subsea control systems, connection systems and associated equipment. This contract also ...

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McDermott and BHGE bag Myanmar Gas Field Development work

McDermott and consortium partner Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), awarded phase two of the Shwe gas field development, offshore Western Myanmar. – Project scope includes subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF), subsea production systems (SPS) for an eight-well development and modifications to tie-back the new facilities to an existing platform – The award follows the completio ...

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Jacobs Secures Contract for Yasref Refinery Project

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. through its local subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, Jacobs ZATE, has been awarded a three-year, general engineering services (GES) contract from Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company Ltd. (YASREF) to help optimize the production at Yasref’s Yanbu Industrial City facilities in Saudi Arabia. Jacobs will provide a range of services, from basic engineering to Front End En ...

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Mace JV picked for $70m South African airport projects

MMQSMace, Mace’s joint venture cost consultancy business in South Africa, has been appointed as quantity surveyors for three aviation projects worth more than $70m by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA). ACSA owns most of South Africa’s major airports, as well as a number of other aviation facilities across the globe, including in Sao Paolo and Mumbai. MMQSMace has been appointed to work on Johan ...

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