Bahrain to Award Banagas Phase 2 Expansion Contracts Soon:

Bahrain will soon be awarding the contracts for the Phase 2 expansion of the Bahrain National Gas Company (Banagas). The project aims to utilise the excess associated gas resulting from increased crude pro read more...

KNPC’s Al Zour LNG Import And Regasification Terminal Project:
Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) has extended the bids submission deadline for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of liquefied natural gas import and regasification facilities at Al Zoor Area.

The bid submission deadline is now due on 31 January extended from the originally set 29 September deadline.

The pre-qualified firms for the contract are:
1. CB & I Nederland B.V
2. Samsung Engineering Co Ltd / Samsung C&T Corporation
3. Daelim Industrial Co Ltd. / IHI Corporation
4. Technicas Reunidas S.A / GS Engineering & Construction
5. Hyundai Engineering Co / Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd / Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
6. Chiyoda Corporation
7. Sener Ingeniera Y Sistemas / S.A. And Techint Compagnia Tehnica Internazionale S.P.A
8. JGC Corporation
9. Flour Services Kuwait BV / Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co Ltd
10. Petrofac International Ltd / Black & Veatch International Limited Entrepose Projects / Vinci Construction Grands Projects
11. Technip Italy S.P.A.
12. Saipem S.P.A / Consolidated Contractors Group S.A.L.(Offshore) (CCC)
13. Bechtel Limited

The contract scope of work involves construction of two berths for the simultaneous unloading of large LNG carriers. It also includes four full containment LNG tanks, each with capacity 225,500 square metres, a regasification plant with capacity 1,500 billion BTUs/day, pipelines and additional utilities and infrastructure.

Contact Details:
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)
PO Box 70
Safat 13001
Phone: (+965) 23989900
Fax: (+965) 23986188

Kuwait PTB’s Al-Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combined-Cycle (ISCC) Project:
The Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP) has invited bids from the prequalified groups for the contract to develop the Al-Abdaliyah integrated solar combined-cycle (ISCC) plant, located in southwest Kuwait.

Last date for submission of bids is 17 March 2016.

The following groups have been pre-qualified for the contract:
1) Acwa Power / Acciona Energia S.A / Al Mulla Group Holding Company
2) EDF International SAS / Toyota Tsusho Corporation / TSK Electronica y Electricidad SA / Abdullah Al-Hamad Al-Sagar & Brothers Company
3) Engie / Elecnor
4) JGC Corporation
5) Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) / Kharafi National KSCC / Aries Ingenieria y Sistemas SA
7) Sojitz Corporation / Abengoa SA / Fouad Alghanim & Sons Group of Companies

The project scope involves the construction of a solar and natural gas hybrid plant at Al-Abdaliyah. It is to be carried out on build-own-transfer (BOT) basis. The total capacity of the power plant will be 280 MW, with a solar contribution of 60 MW (220MWel CCGT + 60 MWel Solar booster capacity). The plant’s utilization of solar energy will contribute to fuel saving.

KAPP, Kuwait’s public-private partnership (PPP) body which was formerly called the Partnerships Technical Bureau (PTB), is overseeing the development of the scheme in partnership with the Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW).

KAPP will oversee the creation of a joint stock company, which will build, operate and transfer (BOT) the project for an investment period of 25 years. The project company will sign an Energy Conversion and Power Purchase Agreement (ECPA) with the MEW.

Contact Details:
Partnerships Technical Bureau

Touristic Enterprises Company Building
Second Floor
Al-Shuwaikh Administrative Zone
Al-Jahra Street

Phone: +965 – 2496 5900, +965 – 2496 5902
Fax: +965 – 2496 5901
Email: info.ptb@ptb.gov.kw
DRPI’s Duqm Refinery & Petrochemical Project – Phase I:
Duqm Refinery & Petrochemical Industries (DRPI) has invited bids on the two main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) packages on its project to build a refinery in Duqm, Oman.

The following companies have been prequalified last month:

EPC 1 – Main process units
1. CB&I of US / CTCI of Taiwan
2. Daewoo of South Korea / Tecnicas Reunidas of Spain
3. Fluor of US
4. GS Engineering & Construction of South Korea / Saipem of Italy
5. Hyundai E&C of South Korea / Daelim of South Korea
6. Samsung Engineering of South Korea / Chiyoda of Japan / Petrofac of UK
7. Sinopec of China
8. SK Engineering & Construction of South Korea
9. Tecnimont of Italy

EPC 2 – Offsites and utilities
1. Daewoo of South Korea / Tecnicas Reunidas of Spain
2. GS Engineering & Construction of South Korea / Saipem of Italy
3. Hyundai E&C of South Korea / Daelim of South Korea
4. Samsung Engineering of South Korea / Chiyoda of Japan / Petrofac of UK
5. Sinopec of China
6. Tecnimont of Italy

Seven pre-qualifiers in above have been asked to submit bids on the two packages.

The project scope involves the construction of a 230,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery at the Omani port. The refinery will import crude from outside of Oman and export the refined products to the international market.

Duqm Refinery is a 50:50 joint venture of Abu Dhabi-based International Petroleum Investment Company (Ipic) and the state-run Oman Oil Company (OOC).

Contact Details:
Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C.

Qurum Area
261 Muscat, Oman – 118
Phone: +968 24-573100
Fax: +968 24-573101
Email: info@oman-oil.com
Dewa’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park Development Project:
The owner’s engineer contract has been awarded for Shuaa 1 project, which is part of the development of second phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, to ILF Consulting of Germany.

A project company, Shuaa Energy 1, has been formed to complete the phase. Dewa is the majority shareholder at 51 per cent with Acwa and TSK taking the remaining stake.

The solar park is aiming at a 1,000 MW production capacity, which will help the Dubai utility to increase its renewable energy target to 7 per cent by 2020 from 1 per cent in 2010.

The solar park is being developed in phases.
The 13MW first phase began commercial operation in October 2013.
The 200MW second phase use photovoltaic (PV) solar technology and is being developed through an IPP model.
Third is the 800 MW IPP.

The solar park project will be commissioned in phases starting from 2018.

Contact Details:
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

PO Box 564
Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971-4-601-9999
Fax: +971-4-601-9995

Emal’s Taweelah Power Plant:
Emirates Aluminium (Emal) has awarded a contract to build the 220MW cogeneration plant to support its al-Taweelah complex expansion in Abu Dhabi, to Abengoa of Spain.

Under the contract, Abengoa will build the 220MW cogeneration plant, to generate power and steam. In addition to the 220MW power capacity, the plant will generate up to 600 tonnes of steam per hour.

The contract value is estimated at about $215mn. The other bidders for the contract were – Samsung C&T of South Korea and Gama of Turkey.

Samsung C&T of South Korea has recently completed work on the $625m second-phase expansion of the captive power plant. The second-phase expansion of the Emal smelter will boost its output by 550,000 tonnes a year (t/y) to 1.3 million t/y.

Emal is an operating subsidiary of Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”). It was established as a joint venture between Mubadala Investment Company and DUBAL in February 2007 and designed to become one of the world’s largest single-site primary aluminium smelters.

Contact Details:
EGA Al Taweelah (EMAL)

P O Box 111023
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Phone: +971 2 509 2222

OGC’s Salalah Gas Loop Line Project:
Oman Gas Company (OGC) has awarded its Salalah Gas Loop Line project aimed at boosting natural gas supply to rapidly expanding Dhofar Governorate, to Petrojet of Egypt.

Under the contract, Petrojet will lay a 32-inch diameter pipeline that starts at OGC’s Gas Compressor Station in Nimr. Extending 85 kilometres, the new pipeline will tie in with an existing pipeline at Marmul that runs all the way south to Salalah in Dhofar Governorate.

Petrojet will undertake the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the loop line project based on a front-end engineering design (FEED) provided by OGC and enhanced by Tebodin Oman.

The construction of the pipeline will tentatively begin by February 2016. A 12-month schedule has been specified for the completion of the project after the detailed design phase.

The project will ramp up supplies to Dhofar where a combination of infrastructure and industrial investment is fuelling demand growth in the governorate. Among the major customers that will benefit from the additional gas supplies are the developers of a new Independent Power Project (IPP) currently under development in Salalah.

Contact Details:
Oman Gas Company (OGC)

P. O. Box 799, Postal Code 133
Al Khuwair, Muscat,
Sultanate of Oman.
Phone: +968 24466000
Fax: +968 24466900
Email: info@oman-gas.com.om
PEDA’s Punjab Solar Power Plant:
Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has awarded a contract to develop a 150MW solar power plant in Punjab, to Azure Power at price of Rs 5.63/KWh.

The agreement has been signed by the company with PEDA under its Solar Policy Phase III.

Azure Power has won the contract through a competitive process, which invited 1650MW of bids from 18 companies for a total tender capacity of 0.5GW.

Once commissioned, power output from the projects will be supplied to Punjab Power.

Contact Details:
Punjab Energy Development Agency

Solar Passive Complex,
Plot No. 1 & 2, Sector 33-D,
Chandigarh, India.
Phone: 0172-2663328 / 2663382
Fax: 0172-2662865
Email: mpsingh@peda.gov.in
  • Iraq’s Nibras Petrochemical Plant 
  • Petrochina’s Halfaya Oil Field Pipeline Project - Phase 3
  • SCOP’s Kirkuk Storage Facility Project
  • CentGas's Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Gas Pipeline Project
  • NTPC’s Darlipali Super Thermal Power Project
  • KSEB’s Brahmapuram (Kochi) LNG-Based Power Plant
  • Dewa’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Solar Park Development Project
  • KNPC’s Al Zour LNG Import And Regasification Terminal Project
  • Kuwait PTB’s Kabd Municipality Waste-to-Energy Project
  • Kuwait PTB’s Al-Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combined-Cycle (ISCC) Project
  • Enoc’s Jebel Ali Refinery Expansion Project
  • OPWP’s Barka, Sohar IWP
  • Kuwait PTB’s Umm al-Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • OPWP’s Barka IWP

Tender Name

Epic of Miscellaneous Civil Works


Tenders have been issued by Qatar Petroleum (QP) for the Epic of Miscellaneous Civil Works at Various Stations in Dukhan Fields.
The Scope of Work shall include the following:
1. Provision of miscellaneous Civil Work at KNDGS:
1.1 Precast interlock concrete paving brick pavement.
1.2 Drainage catchments channels.
1.3 Soakaways drainage system

2. Provision of miscellaneous Civil Work at KSDGS:
2.1 Precast interlock concrete paving brick pavement.
2.2 Drainage catchment channels.
2.3 Soakaways drainage system

3. Provision of miscellaneous Civil Work at UBMS-A:
3.1 Precast interlock concrete paving brick pavement.
3.2 Soakaways drainage system

Tender Number
Bid Bond

QR 350,000


Complete bid documents can be obtained on payment of QR 500 from:
QP Operations
Contracts Dept – Operations Division
Royal Plaza, G Wing, 4th Floor, Rm G13, Doha.
PO Box 3212.

Phone: (974) 440 2000
Fax: (974) 483 1125
Email: contracts.services@qp.com.qa



Closing Date


Tender Name

Supply, Erection, Testing And Commissioning


Tenders have been issued by Oil India Limited for Supply, Erection, Testing And Commissioning of Over Ground Fire Protection System of Lpg Recovery Plant And Lpg Filling Plant in Oil, Duliajan.

Tender Number
Bid Bond

INR 14,77,000


Complete bid documents can be obtained on payment of INR 5,000/- from:
Oil India Limited – Duliajan
Contracts Department
P.O. Duliajan, Dist. Dibrugarh,
Assam, Pin-786 602

Phone: 91 374 2800548
Fax: 91 374 803549
Email: contracts@oilindia.in



Closing Date


Tender Name

Support Center for Information Technology and Leasing Services


Tenders have been issued by Kuwait Central Tenders Committee (CTC) for the support center for information technology and leasing services and technical support personal computer and laptop computers and servers, peripherals and accessories for all KNPC sites for devices.

Client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company.

Tender Number
Bid Bond

CISD / 0390
KD 300,000/-


Complete bid documents can be obtained on payment of KD 3500/- from:

Central Tenders Committee of Kuwait
PO Box 1070, Safat 13011.

Phone: 965 2401200
Fax: 965 2416574
Email: info@ctc.gov.kw



Closing Date


Tender Name

Replacement of Control and Monitoring Equipment


Tenders have been issued by Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) for the replacement of control and monitoring equipment phase 1 in Yanbu and Madinah Al Monawarah desalination plants.

Tender Number



Complete bid documents can be obtained on payment of SR 500 from:
Saline Water Conversion Corporation
Makkah Road,
PO Box 85369,
Riyadh 11432

Phone: (9661) 4630503/ 4634546/ 4631111
Fax: (9661) 4643235/ 4641111
Email: info@swcc.gov.sa


Saudi Arabia

Closing Date



  Alba's $3.5bn Potline to Begin Next Year
  Drake & Scull Bags $67mn Contract for Abu Dhabi Project
  Sohar Freezone Signs Contract for Waste Management Project
  Countdown Starts for Completion of North Azadegan Oilfield Project
  Stanadyne to Open Fuel Injection Facility in UAE
  Rehabilitation and Replacement of Water Flow Meters
  Replacement of Control and Monitoring Equipment
  Electrical Pipelines
  Supply - Coated Line Pipe
  Repair Work and the Installation of Overhead Lines
  LPE Coated Line Pipe
  Repair of Circuit Breakers
  EoI for Empanelment of Vendors
  Comprehensive Maintenance Work
  Civil Works for Substations
  Empanelment - Provide Total Fluid Management
  Supply Of Metal ware For Maintenance Workshop
  Empanelment of Management Service
  Construction / Repairing Work
  Supply of Electronic Water Meters
  Welding Cables
  Purchase and M&S of Interactive Petrophysics Software
  Provision of Transportation Services  
  Baghdad office lease and logistics services  
  Earth Filling and Uprooting - Single Stage  
  Procurement of Steam Jacket  
  Supply, Erection, Testing And Commissioning  
  LED - Renovation of Lighting Arrangement  
  Supply and Delivery at site of 132 KV , 600/1 A Line CT  
  External Painting of Tanks in Different Production Installation  
  Sale Of Heavy Crude Oil  
  Supply of Spare Parts for Cooling Station  
  Establishment of a Tank and Distribution Station  
  Supply of Spare Parts for Water Plants  
  Supply of Spare Parts for Power Generation Plants