CB&I beat off competition from Japan’s TKK
and Punj Lloyd
of India for the contract, which involves the construction of four 83,600-cubic-metre liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanks and a 76,000-cubic-metre pentane storage tank at Ruwais. It also includes foundations and related civil works. The facilities will take about two years to complete.
The client, Italy’s Snamprogetti
, is carrying out the main contract under a $1,427 million order placed by Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company (Gasco)
for package 4 on the mega-gas scheme.
The storage tank subcontract is the third major order placed by Snamprogetti. In May, Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC)
was awarded a $280 million subcontract to carry out all onshore construction activities at the fractionation plant. Geneva-registered Archirodon Construction (Overseas)
is already carrying out all offshore works under a $135 million-150 million design and build subcontract.
Awards are due for a further two subcontracts – worth a total of $130 million – on the OGD-3/ AGD-2 programme. Bids are under evaluation for the subcontracts covering mechanical works and piping and erection of the process plant, utilities and storage tanks for package 2. The client, the US’ Bechtel
, is carrying out the $1,458 million main package 2 contract.