The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract is estimated to be worth $50 million. It covers the supply and installation of three booster compression units, each of 600 million cubic feet a day (cf/d), at Habshan in Abu Dhabi emirate, and modifications to the gathering units at Maqta and the Jebel Ali gas receiving stations.

Construction will take 14-16 months. Tebodin Middle East, part of Tebodin of the Netherlands, carried out the front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for the project. The client is Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company (Gasco). The project forms part of Gasco’s second-phase programme to increase gas supplies to Dubai to 800 million cf/d from 550 million cf/d.