29 March, 2010
Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has been awarded a contract worth more than US$600 million for a gas sweetening facilities project in Qatar’s Messaieed and Dukhan industrial districts by Qatar Petroleum (QP).
Petrofac will undertake the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of gas sweetening facilities in both locations which includes a sulphur recovery upgrade at NGL-3 in Messaieed and an acid gas recovery plant at Arab-D in Dukhan.
Work on the projects is expected to commence shortly and is due for completion within 38 months.
Petrofac’s group chief operating officer, Maroun Semaan commented: “Petrofac has a long history of working with QP and this award, alongside the engineering services contract that we recently secured, further underpins our continued relationship.”
He continued: “We are delighted to be part of the continuing investment in oil & gas infrastructure by Governments in the region. The award of this contract serves to further reinforce Petrofac’s commitment to the Qatari market, and again highlights our continued competitiveness in the Middle East.”