Under package 1, the successful contractor will build and expand facilities at Ras Tanura, Al-Hasa, Safaniya and Dhahran. The scope of works at the four sites covers the installation of five tanks, one unloading skid, two transfer pumps, two shipping pumps and all associated civils, structural, piping, electrical and instrumentation works.
Among the companies expected to bid for the packages are Arabian Bemco Contracting
and Metal Services for Trading & Contracting (MSTC)
, both local, Lebanon’s Contracting & Trading (CAT)
, Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC)
, Athens-based Joannou & Paraskevaides (J&P – Overseas)
and Italy’s Saipem
Five other packages comprising several locations are to be tendered soon on the upgrade programme:
Package 2: Riyadh bulk plant
Package 3: Duba, Tabuk, Al-Jouf and Turaif bulk plants
Package 4: Al-Sulayyil and Al-Qasim bulk plants
Package 5: Jeddah Refinery and Yanbu bulk plant
Package 6: Jizan, Najran and Abha bulk plants.
Bemco and MSTC were awarded bulk plant construction and expansion projects earlier this year (MEED 9:4:04).