Saipem has been awarded a new contract in the onshore engineering and construction sector worth approximately $750mn.
Work involves engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning under Package 3 for offsite facilities in the framework of the development of the Duqm refinery situated near the coast in the north east of Oman.
The contract was awarded by Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company LLC, a joint venture between the Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI). Once completed, the refinery will have a capacity of around 230,000 barrels per day.
Stefano Cao, CEO, Saipem, commented: “We welcome with particular satisfaction the awarding of this new contract which signals the relaunch of our activities in Oman, a country in which Saipem has operated successfully in the past.”