Bids in for Takreer project consultancy contract

17 January 2003
Tebodin Middle East, part Tebodin of the Netherlands, has submitted a low bid for the position of project management consultant (PMC) on a major crude oil and condensate export facility at Ruwais (20:12:02; 4:10:02).

Seven international firms submitted commercial bids by the 11 January deadline. Technical bids were submitted by mid-December.

Called the inter-refinery pipelines (IRP) project, the project includes the supply and installation of: a 16-inch-diameter multi-products pipeline from Ruwais to Mussafah; a 10-inch-diameter gas/oil pipeline and a 12-inch-diameter naphtha and jet fuel pipeline from Umm al-Nar to Ruwais; a 10-inch-diameter jet fuel pipeline from Mussafah to receiver facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport; and a 12-inch-diameter multi-products pipeline to tie in at Maqta with the existing Umm al-Nar-Al-Ain pipeline.

The contract also entails the construction of pump houses at Ruwais and Umm al-Nar, a new 32-inch gas/oil pipeline and conversion of the 36-inch-diameter crude oil pipeline for the export of condensate.

The project is estimated to cost at least $200 million. The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract will be carried out in 30 months.

A team of Penspen Internationaland Halcrow Group, both of the UK, has carried out the feasibility studies for the new facilities. The client is Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer).

A MEED Subscription...

Subscribe or upgrade your current package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.

Get Notifications