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. Penspen’s team will be responsible for the management and administration of the procurement and construction contractors for the following MEW power stations:

• Doha West Power Station
• Suwaikh Power Station
• Sabiya Power Station
• Az Zour Power Station
• Al Kheiran Power Station

The procurement and construction contractors’ scope includes residual engineering, detailed engineering (based on requirement), procurement and construction through to the commissioning stages of the power stations.

Executive Vice President Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, Neale Carter said: “We have already worked extensively with MEW for successful completion of the Phase I (detailed engineering) and are confident that our experience will help the company to deliver its objectives more efficiently. We look forward to a great working partnership.”

JQEC and Penspen have come together for this specific project wherein Penspen’s global technical expertise and JQEC’s local knowledge will help in achieving MEW’s objectives through successful project execution.

About Penspen
Penspen has been providing engineering, project management, asset management and integrity services to the oil and gas industry worldwide for 65 years. Founded in the UK in 1954 as Spencer & Partners, Penspen has now grown to include over 1,000 engineers, with major offices in London, Bristol, Neath, Newcastle, Mexico, Houston, Abu Dhabi, and Bangkok.

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