Petrofac News 1700X397
04 June 2013

Petrofac Awarded Bab Gas Compression Project in Abu Dhabi

Petrofac is pleased to announce that Petrofac Emirates, its joint venture with Mubadala Petroleum, has been awarded a US$500 million onshore engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) for expansion of compression facilities at the Bab Field, 150 km south-west of Abu Dhabi city.

Petrofac Emirates will undertake modifications to three of the existing compressor stations and install a new fourth facility.  The scope of work also includes 27 well head facilities, associated gas pipelines, direct gathering manifold and modifications to remote manifold stations.  The project will be completed in a phased manner in approximately 30 months whereupon commissioning will commence.

Subramanian Sarma, Managing Director of Petrofac’s Onshore Engineering & Construction, business commented:  “Following an extremely competitive bidding field, I am delighted that we have been able to secure this project.  To extend our portfolio with ADCO, who are a very important customer for us, is particularly pleasing and continues to reinforce our position in the Middle East.”