L&T bags $185m LSTK contract for UAE gas pipeline project
Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (GASCO) has awarded a lumpsum turnkey contract worth an estimated USD 185 million for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning works on a new gas pipeline to Larsen & Toubro (L&T), it has been announced here.
The new Habshan-Ruwais-Shuweihat gas pipeline in the UAE is intended to supply natural gas to the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company's (Takreer) new refinery expansion project at Ruwais and to the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) in Shuwiehat, a statement released by the UAE's official news agency, Wam, said.
The project is said to be worth USD 185 million (695 million dirhams). The completion schedule for the pipelines to Ruwais and Shuweihat is 24 and 26 months, respectively.
L&T will undertake home office (design and procurement) activities from their office near New Delhi and the team will later move to site for managing the construction activities, the statement said.
These EPC works will deploy a significant quantity of construction equipment and labour personnel, technicians and supervisors at the site, while adhering to health, safety and environment (HSE) requirements and ADNOC code of practices. The size of pipeline between Habshan and Ruwais will be 52" and between Ruwais and Shuweihat, it will be 48". The overall length will be 122 kilometres. Front end engineering design (FEED) studies on the project were completed early this year.
GASCO is implementing Habshan-Ruwais-Shewaihat gas pipeline project on behalf of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
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Source: Aug 09, 2011, PTI