CCC wins major Abu Dhabi and Qatar subcontracts

31 October 2003
Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC)has been awarded construction subcontracts, totalling an estimated $175 million, for work in Abu Dhabi and Qatar. The larger of the two subcontracts, worth $90 million, is on the Northeast Bab (NEB) project. The other, valued at about $85 million, is for work on the first phase of Qatar's Al-Khaleej gas (AKG-1) development.

The NEB subcontract, due to be completed in March 2006, covers construction work for all the onshore pipelines and clusters and the civil works for the Rumaitha and Al-Dabbiya plants. It was placed by main contractor - Paris-based Technipwith the local National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)- which was awarded in late April the $566 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract. The NEB project will produce 150,000-180,000 barrels a day of oil (MEED 9:5:03).

The AKG-1 subcontract, due to take 24 months, has been placed by downstream main contractor, the Japanese/Italian/local venture of Chiyoda Corporation, Mitsui & Company, Snamprogettiand the Almana Group. AKG-1 will produce about 750 million cubic feet a day of gas for customers in Ras Laffan Industrial City (MEED 4:4:03).

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