Kentz Corporation Limited, the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction group, through its operating unit Qatar Kentz WLL is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth in excess of US$15 million by Qatar Petroleum (QP).
The contract is to replace two existing glycol regeneration trains at QPís Fahahil Stripping Plant in Dukhan, Qatar. The glycol regeneration trains recover rich glycol from the gas stream for re-use and comprise of heat exchangers, separators, regenerators, filters, compressors, pumps, condensers, make-up drums and a water knock-out drum.
The scope of the project includes the associated civil, structural, piping, electrical and instrumentation, fire and gas and loss prevention works in addition to modifications to the existing plant. This project includes the engineering and detailed design, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning. It is expected to take 22 months with a scheduled completion date of June 2011.
Kentz was awarded its first project with Qatar Petroleum in 1997. Since then Kentz has executed numerous EPC projects on QP's assets in Dukhan, Mesaieed and Halul Island. Kentzís most recent work with QP was on the facilities for intelligent pigging at the PS2 and PS3 offshore platforms on an EPC basis. It was successfully completed earlier this year.
Kentz is also currently working on the design, procurement and construction of the electrical systems for the groundbreaking Sidra Medical and Research Centre in Doha, which is project, managed by Qatar Petroleum.
Dr. Hugh O'Donnell, CEO of Kentz Group, said: "We are delighted to be awarded another prestigious contract with Qatar Petroleum, which enables us to continue our long and successful relationship well into the futureĒ.