MECC and Heisco bid low for Kuwait flowline deals

23 October 2013

Kuwait Oil Company plans network of new flowlines in southeast and west of Kuwait

The local Mechanical Engineering & Contracting Company (MECC) and Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company (Heisco) have submitted the lowest priced bids for two pipeline construction deals in Kuwait, worth more than $425m.

MECC submitted a bid of KD77.25m ($273.2m), beating rival proposals from six other local engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firms for a deal to build a network of flowlines and associated works in the southeast of Kuwait.

Heisco submitted a price of KD42.9m ($157m) for a separate deal to build flowlines in the west of Kuwait, beating proposals from eight other firms.

Both sets of bids were submitted to state-upstream operator, Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) on 22 October bid round through the country’s Central Tenders Committee.

South East Kuwait flowlines biddersKDm$m
Mechanical Engineering & Contracting Company77.25273.23
Combined Group Contracting Company80.49284.69
Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company81.35287.73
Consolidated Contractors Company83.55295.51
Al Khadda International General Trading & Contracting Company86.36305.45
Al Dar Trading & Contracting Company86.45305.78
Gulf Spic General Trading & Contracting Company95.00336.01
Source: CTC
West Kuwait flowlines biddersKDm$m
Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company44.39157.02
Arabi Energy and Technology Company48.55171.71
Mechanical Engineering & Contracting Company53.18188.10
Al Khadda International44.97159.06
Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company46.95166.07
Combined Group Contracting Company51.30181.45
Gulf Spic General Trading & Contracting Company52.31185.01
Consolidated Contractors Company42.92151.81
Al Dar Trading & Contracting Company46.61164.85
Source: CTC

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