Oil-Gas Processing Project Management for OGPC Project

Editor: Constanze Schmitz

Fluor will provide project management contractor services for a oil-gas processing and petrochemical complex. The contract was awarded by Socar, the state oil company of the Azerbaijan Republic.

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Fluor was awarded a contract for the project management of Socar’s oil-gas processing and petrochemical complex, which will be located on a greenfield site 60 km southwest of Baku, Azerbaijan.
Fluor was awarded a contract for the project management of Socar’s oil-gas processing and petrochemical complex, which will be located on a greenfield site 60 km southwest of Baku, Azerbaijan.
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Irving/USA, Farnborough/UK — Socar, the state oil company of Azerbaijan Republic, awarded Fluor a contract to provide project management contractor services for a new oil-gas processing and petrochemical complex (OGPC) in Azerbaijan. The project will be performed from Fluor’s UK office in Farnborough and will be booked for an undisclosed value in the first quarter of 2015.

The OGPC megaproject has multiple interfaces not only between process units, utilities and offsite facilities, but also between the new gas processing and petrochemical facilities. The complex will be located on a greenfield site 60 kilometers southwest of Baku.

As the project management contractor, Fluor will support SOCAR’s selection and management of future contractors that will perform detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of the gas processing plant as well as front-end engineering design, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of the petrochemical plants including associated offsite facilities.

“Fluor is proud to be selected by Socar as the project management contractor on this unique, world-scale project,” said Taco de Haan, president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals business for Europe, Africa and Middle East. “Fluor has demonstrated expertise in managing downstream megaprojects that will allow us to deliver the project on schedule while meeting safety, quality and cost objectives.”

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