Technical bids are under evaluation at Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer)for the estimated $70 million fifth package being tendered under phase 3 of the onshore gas development (OGD-3) and phase 2 of the Asab gas development (AGD-2) programme.

The bidders are understood to be US-based Chicago Bridge & Iron, Samsung Corporationand Daelim Industrial Company, both of South Korea, Larsen & Toubroand Punj Lloyd, both of India, Europe’s ABB Processand the local National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC).

Commercial bids are due to be submitted in mid-September.

Package 5 covers the construction of facilities for storage and handling of the incremental condensate supply at Ruwais. The project will include building pipeline receiver stations, three floating roof condensate storage tanks with mixers, condensate feeds and transfer pumps, distribution manifolds and all necessary utilities and ancillaries. US-based Parsons International has the project management consultancy (PMC) contract on the project.

Technical bids are due to be submitted in mid-August for package 2 and by the end of August for packages 3 and 4 on the estimated $2,500 million OGD-3/AGD-2 programme

Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company (Gasco)has overall responsibility for the OGD-3/AGD-2 programme, which will deliver dry gas for re-injection into onshore oil reservoirs and condensate and natural gas liquids for export (MEED 9:7:04).