The US firm was the low bidder for the contract. The two other bidders were Paris-based Technipand Bechtelof the US (MEED 12:9:03).

The fast-track project is aimed at increasing the gas processing and reinjection capacity of the existing plant. The FEED contract will include a review of the existing information facilities, modelling simulation and optimisation.

The scope of works includes:

The Thamama B expansion, which calls for the construction of: a new 350 million-cubic-feet-a-day train at the Habshan gas complex; the installation of a low-pressure booster compressor; a gas pipeline from the Bab oil field to Habshan; a new acid gas removal unit; a new natural gas liquids (NGL) unit; a new NGL pipeline; and a high-pressure gas pipeline from the Abu Dhabi Company For Onshore Oil Operations (Adco)oil field at Bu Hasa to Habshan

A sulphur recovery unit to process the increased volumes of acid gas to be produced from the third phase of the onshore gas development (OGD-3) project

A new re-injection compressor unit at the existing Habshan gas plant, which will supply Adco with gas for reinjection to the Bab field.

The client is Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company (Gasco– MEED 16:5:03).