State-owned Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has invited companies to bid to build oil production facilities in the north of Kuwait.

Prequalified companies have been given a deadline of 16 August to submit engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) bids on Jurassic Production Facilities Off-Plot Works at North Areas.

According to Kuwait’s Central Tenders Committee, the following companies have prequalified to bid:

  • Alghanim International General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Almeer Technical Services Company (Kuwait)
  • Combined Group Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Consolidated Contractors Company (Athens-based)
  • Gulf Spic General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company (Kuwait)
  • Al-Dar Engineering and Construction Company (Kuwait)
  • Mechanical Engineering Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • Arabi Enertech Company (Kuwait)
  • Naser Mohammed al-Baddah & Partners General Trading & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • KCC Engineering & Contracting Company (Kuwait)
  • China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (CPECC; China)
  • Consolidated Contractors Group SAL (Athens-based)
  • KBR (US)
  • Larsen & Toubro (India)
  • Petrofac (UK)
  • Saipem (Italy)
  • Attila Dogan Construction & Installation Company (Turkey)
  • Fluor (US)

The scope of work includes the installation of new pipelines and tie-ins to KOC’s existing pipelines network.

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), the upstream crude producing arm of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, is targeting increasing production to 3.65 million barrels a day (b/d) by 2020 and maintain this until 2030. Current production levels are about 2.9 million b/d.