The $37.3 million site preparation contract has gone to the local Ahmad Nassir Albinali & Sons Company. The nine-month construction element covers site preparation for the CPF, including site facilities, site offices, road construction and mechanical and electrical work. Energy & Power Contracting Company, also local, won the power transmission contract, while the local Haij Company signed the residential complex contract (MEED 3:3:06).

Twelve local contractors are preparing to submit bids by 18 April for a similar contract, worth $93 million, covering the Khurais field development. Invited companies include Tamimi Construction, Nesma & Partners Contracting Company, Saudi Oger and Albinali.

A team of the US’ Jacobs Engineering, Saudi Consulting Services (SaudConsult) and SNC is the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contractor on the field development (MEED 11:11:05).