Al Hassan Engineering Company SAOG (AHEC) has been selected by Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, to execute the construction contract for Petroleum Development Oman’s (PDO) Kauther gas-field depletion-compression project.
In July 2009, PDO awarded a contract with a value in excess of US$350 million to Petrofac for the Kauther gas-field depletion-compression project. Petrofac will undertake the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the gas compression system, and associated facilities at the Kauther gas plant, in addition to undertaking the commissioning and six months of initial operations. In turn, Petrofac has selected AHEC for executing the Civil, Structural, Piping, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Telecom and HSE works.
"We are extremely happy to have successfully secured the construction contract for the Kauther gas depletion compression project," Peter Hall, CEO of AHEC said.
He added, "The Kauther Project builds on our significant reference list in the Oil and Gas facilities sector. We have been associated with the Shams Gas and Condensate Development Project carried out for PTTEP, which was adjudged by Construction Week Dubai as the best "Small Project of the Year" for 2007. In a Joint Venture with SNC Lavalin, Canada we have built the Saih Nihaya Gas Treatment plant which was adjudged the Best project in 2005 by PDO as well as Oman’s Best project by Construction Week".
Commenting on the award, Mr. Jasbir Singh, General Manager of AHEC, said, "AHEC has been awarded this job based on the excellent credentials it has in major industrial projects involving Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation works".
Over last two decades, AHEC which is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company has established an excellent track record of being a prime EPC contractor and construction partner in executing complex jobs in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Power Plants, Electricity Transmission & Distribution, Industrial infrastructure projects and Operations and Maintenance of Oil & Gas installations, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants.
The Kauther order adds further to the AHEC healthy current order book which includes a number of major projects under varying stages of construction; A'Seeb Sewage Treatment Plant for Haya Water/Hyundai Rotem, Nimr-C Full Field Water Injection Project for PDO, Burhan West - Harmal Pipeline Project for PDO, Salalah Methanol Project for GS Engineering & Construction, Amal Power Plant Project for PDO and a number of other projects in the Power sector in addition to Civil works for a Sub-station for Siemens in Dubai.