CB&I announced on 8 February 2018 that it had received a letter of award from ADNOC to build a Crude Flexibility Project (CFP) valued at more than $500mn in Ruwais, UAE. CB&I is part of a joint venture led by Samsung Engineering that will execute the $3.1bn CFP, which will upgrade the Ruwais refinery to process heavier offshore crude oil from Upper Zakum fields. CB&I’s scope of work includes the engineering and procurement for two atmospheric residue desulphurisation units.
12. Jacobs Engineering Group
Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract on 22 March 2018 for a pre-feasibility study, with the option of proceeding to a detailed feasibility study, for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). The studies are in support of KPC’s strategic directions and downstream long-term plans for the period up to 2040. Jacobs will evaluate how domestic refining capacity can be best expanded, in a cost-effective way, while providing advan-taged feedstocks for integrated petchem production.
KBR announced on 2 November 2017 that it had been awarded a contract to provide engineering support services for operations for Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company (Al Hosn Gas), a 60/40 joint venture of ADNOC and Occidental of Abu Dhabi Ltd. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide personnel, equipment and resources to carry out engineering tasks and technical support on Al Hosn’s Shah facili-ties in Abu Dhabi. The UAE remains a key market for KBR.
14. Wood Group
Wood was selected on 8 March 2018 to develop the world’s largest fully integrated crude oil to chemicals (COTC) complex in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on behalf of Saudi Aramco and SABIC, as the first PMC contractor. The company will provide front-end engineering design (pre-FEED and FEED) and project management services during the EPC phase, supporting the development of the complex that is expected to process 400,000bpd.
15. Worley Parsons
On 20 March 2018, ADNOC Refining awarded WorleyParsons the PMC contract for the crude flexibility project at the Ruwais refinery. It is part of ADNOC’s programme to accelerate its downstream strategy delivery by expanding its crude processing options. The upgrade entails building new facilities and modifying existing installations to process offshore crude. WorleyParsons will oversee the performance of the EPC contractor through the detailed design and procurement phases.