SNC-Lavalin said it was awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco for engineering and project management services for crude processing plant near the east coast of Saudi Arabia.
New facilities (Berri Increment Program) are proposed at Saudi Aramco’s existing plants at Abu Ali and Khursaniyah to process a potential increased output of Arabian Light crude from the Berri Field on the east coast of Saudi Arabia.
SNC-Lavalin’s scope of work includes front end engineering design for a new 250,000 barrels of oil per day gas oil separation plant at the existing Abu Ali Gas Plant, as well as additional facilities at the Khursaniyah Gas Plant that will process 40 million barrels per day of hydrocarbon condensate, all associated with the Berri Crude Increment, the firm said in a statement.
Under the contract, Saudi Aramco may also utilise the construction and engineering group to provide technical support services for the construction phase. The front end engineering design project is due to begin this month and the pre-EPC construction stage services are expected to be completed by August 2018.
"To be selected by Saudi Aramco for this important project demonstrates our client's continued confidence in our ability to provide a highly qualified multi-disciplinary design team combined with world-class project management credentials and local constructability expertise,” said Martin Adler, President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin. “SNC-Lavalin has worked with Saudi Aramco for nearly 40 years and has maintained an impressive track record of safely and successfully delivering projects. This contract award shows the depth of our commitment to customer relations in Saudi Arabia and the region as a whole."