UAE: Engineering NPCC and Petrofac JV Win FEED Contract from Al Yasat Petroleum
The contract involves FEED services for Al Yasat Petroleum’s Belbazem Block Development Project which is located offshore Abu Dhabi, UAE. The scope of work also includes a proposal for engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the project’s facilities.
Abu Dhabi/UAE – National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), in conjunction with its JV partner Petrofac, has recently secured a new contract with Al Yasat Petroleum to provide Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for the Belbazem Block Development Project. The development is located offshore Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The scope of work includes the submission of a FEED package and proposal for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the facilities, with the execution of the EPCI work to be awarded on a design competition basis.
Eng. Ahmed Al Dhaheri, CEO of NPCC, said: “We are delighted to have won this competitive bid and participate in the design competition, and we look forward to the successful delivery of our scope in collaboration with our partners at Petrofac. Adnoc and its Group Companies are strategic partners and valued clients to NPCC.
Together, we have achieved a number of milestones including the recent load-out of one of the world’s largest offshore oil platforms to mark the completion of phase two of Umm Lulu’s super complex development. We are committed to supporting Adnoc’s expansion plans to increase their production capacity from 4 million b/d by the end of 2020 to 5 million b/d by 2030. We also look forward to executing more onshore and offshore projects in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.”
Mani Rajapathy, Managing Director, Petrofac EPS East, said: “This award continues to demonstrate our competitive profile in the UAE at the early stages of a project’s development. It complements the wider contracts that we are already engaged in across the Adnoc Group, further deepening our relationship with an important customer in this core market.”
Petrofac first established its presence in the UAE in 1991 and has developed a large workforce supporting both regional and international projects, with a commitment to deliver In-Country Value. Emiratisation is a key business priority and Petrofac is actively promoting current career opportunities.