Under the terms of the contract, Foster Wheeler will carry out basic design work to increase the plant’s gas throughput to 530 million cubic feet a day (cf/d) by 2020.

It will also develop the configuration for the expanded plant, which will include high-yield LPG recovery units.

Located in Manama, Banagas was commissioned in 1980, with a capacity of 110 million cf/d. It operates two gas processing trains with a total feed gas throughput of 280 million cf/d.