Foster Wheeler clinches Aramco gas project
Abu Dhabi, October 22, 2013
Foster Wheeler said a subsidiary of its company Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Aramco Overseas Company (AOC) to perform the front-end engineering design (Feed) for a gas compression project.
The Global Engineering and Construction Group designs and constructs leading-edge processing facilities for upstream oil and gas, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, minerals and metals, environmental, pharma, biotechnology and healthcare industries.
The project is part of AOC’s master gas system expansion in Saudi Arabia, said a statement from the Switzerland-based company.
As per the contract, Foster Wheeler will be responsible for developing a Feed package on a fast-track basis, initially for two compressor stations. AOC plans to develop up to three additional compressor stations in a subsequent phase of this expansion.
Commenting on the win, Umberto della Sala, the president and chief operating officer said: "Foster Wheeler is very pleased to be awarded further work for Saudi Aramco. This latest win reflects our client’s confidence in our team, our performance track record on their projects and, in particular, our ability to execute a fast-track schedule.”
Foster Wheeler employs 3,000 professionals with specialized expertise dedicated to serving its clients through one of its two primary business groups.
The company’s Global Power Group is a leader in combustion and steam generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services.-TradeArabia News Service