Houston-based KBR, Inc. said it was awarded a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) management contract by Occidental for ADNOC’s Hail and Ghasha Development project in Abu Dhabi.
KBR will also perform project management consultancy services for the detailed engineering phase of the project under a contract awarded by Occidental of Abu Dhabi Ltd. which is jointly managing the project with OMV Offshore Abu Dhabi GmbH on behalf of ADNOC, KBR said in a statement.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide project management consultancy services. This work is expected to be performed over 24 months.
ADNOC is undertaking a project for the development of the Hail and Ghasha Gas Field in line with its objective to deliver a more sustainable and economic gas supply by implementing a fully integrated gas master plan that increases productivity, performance and delivery.
The Hail and Ghasha Project, one of the largest sour gas fields projects that ADNOC is developing, is forecast to produce about 1 billion cubic feet of sour gas per day.
The infrastructure requirements for the Hail and Ghasha Project include a minimum of eleven offshore artificial islands to be designed and constructed, KBR said.
"KBR is very pleased to be awarded this important project in support of Abu Dhabi's Gas Infrastructure Improvement Plan," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, EMEA. "We look forward to the opportunity to reestablish ourselves amongst the UAE's top Project Management Consultants as we continue to build on KBR's long and successful history within the ADNOC group of companies."
"This contract demonstrates KBR's ability to establish strong local partnerships as well as our global oil and gas capabilities for greenfield project developments in any location across the globe," Ibrahim continued.
Revenue associated with this project was undisclosed will be booked into backlog of unfilled orders for KBR's E&C Business Segment in the second half of 2017, KBR said.