Aramco picks NGL project EPC

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Mar. 16
-- Saudi Aramco has awarded four lump-sum turnkey contracts for the Shaybah NGL project to Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. to perform engineering, procurement, and construction.

Scope of this award includes construction of the inlet facilities, NGL-recovery trains, dehydration, residue-gas compression, acid-gas compression, NGL storage and shipping, the upgrade of the gas-handling capacity for the four existing Shaybah gas-oil separation plants, and other associated facilities.

It also includes a major upgrade to increase the power-generation capacity to more than 1 Gw by installing four cogeneration units, seven single-cycle units, a 50-km, 230 kv transmission line, and associated electrical and nonelectrical utilities.

Aramco is building a grassroots NGL recovery plant at Shaybah field in Rub’ al-Khali, also known as the “Empty Quarter.”

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