Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Saudi Aramco Gives Pipeline Contract to China's SEPCO

Source: Reuters 10/22/2014, Location: Middle East

Saudi Aramco has contracted a Chinese group for a project to help expand the capacity of the main gas pipeline across Saudi Arabia, which dates back to the 1970s, aiming to improve energy supply to industries in the west of the country.

Under the contract, the first phase of an expansion of the master gas system (MGS), China's Shandong Electric Power Construction Corp (SEPCO) will install two booster gas compressor stations, Aramco's weekly magazine Arabian Sun reported.

MGS was built in the mid-1970s to gather and process associated gas from oil wells and use it for domestic industries. The project will help deliver gas to the western region, including the King Abdullah Economic City, PetroRabigh and an independent power plant.

Aramco did not give the contract's value. Two industry sources estimated it at less than $1 billion to around $1.3 billion.

Once SEPCO's work is complete by the end of 2016, the capacity of MGS will rise to 9.6 billion cubic feet of gas a day (cfd) from 8.4 billion. Aramco said capacity will further increase to 12.5 billion cfd by 2018 under a second phase, for which engineering design work is due to be complete next year.

For more information about related Opportunities and Key Players visit Saudi Arabia Oil and Gas Projects

Transport of Hydrocarbons News in Saudi Arabia >>

Saudi Arabia >>  4/15/2019 - The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings today announced that they have reached an agreement for Saudi Aramc...
Qatar >>  4/12/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) announced a large* contract award from Qatargas for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI)...

Saudi Arabia >>  4/5/2019 - McDermott International has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Zamil Offshore to target the Maintenance, Modifications and Operations (MMO) market ...
Saudi Arabia >>  4/1/2019 - Subsea 7 has announced the award of two contracts from Saudi Aramco for Conventional projects in shallow water offshore Saudi Arabia. ...

Saudi Arabia >>  3/21/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. has been awarded a substantial* contract award from a Middle East customer for engineering, procurement, construction an...

Related Categories: General  LNG Carriers  LNG Terminal  Natural Gas Storage  Oil and Gas Pipeline  Oil Storage  Railways  Tank Truck  Tankers 

Related Articles: General  LNG Carriers  LNG Terminal  Natural Gas Storage  Oil and Gas Pipeline  Oil Storage  Railways  Tank Truck  Tankers 

Saudi Arabia Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 |

Oil & Gas Projects in Saudi Arabia >>

More News

Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.