Oil and gas services specialists, Petrofac, have won a long term contract, that will see the firm supplying engineering and construction services to Saudi Aramco.
The contract covers work on Saudi Aramco’s latest gas processing plant, Fadhili, and in particular a new sulpha recovery plant at the site.
The deal includes all engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the new plant, that once finished, will have the capacity to process in the region of 2,500 million cubic feet of sour natural gas per day.
Petrofac is tasked with the design, engineering and construction of six sulphur recovery trains, including all associated processing facilities.
Further, the work will see Petrofac supply the project with a flare system, a sour water stripper and waste water treatment plant, and all oil based handling facilities.
Commenting on the contract, Petrofac’s chief executive, Marwan Chedid, said: “This award builds on our portfolio of projects in the Kingdom and we are delighted to have been selected by Saudi Aramco to be part of the strategically important Fadhili gas programme.”
“Petrofac has a strong track record of delivering projects involving sour gas handling and sulphur recovery and looks forward to bringing that experience to bear as we deliver the project.”