Petrofac, the international oil and gas services provider has been awarded a US$21 million front end engineering design (FEED) contract by Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO). This project, in the Thamama production zone, forms part of ADCO’s Bab Integrated Facilities Project, located 150 km south-west of Abu Dhabi city.
Prior to award of the FEED, through its specialist Engineering & Consulting Services (ECS) business, Petrofac also successfully completed conceptual studies for the same development. This scope of work specifically looks at enhancing aspects of the field for its future development and expansion.
Due to complete in early 2014, both ADCO and Petrofac personnel are working together in an integrated taskforce team from ECS’ UK operating centre in Woking (London).
Craig Muir, ECS Managing Director commented: “This FEED complements the substantial engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts that we are engaged in for ADCO and further deepens our relationship with an important customer. It is also of strategic significance that we are demonstrating our competitive profile in the Middle East at the early stages of a project’s development.”
Speaking about the award a spokesperson for ADCO said: “Working with Petrofac’s Engineering & Consulting Services team is adding real time value to our development. Additionally, alongside our PMC contractor, we have a dynamic team that is focused on delivering results on time and within budget.”