British and US firms awarded contracts for Kuwait’s new fuel projects
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 08:10
British engineering company Amec and US-based Foster Wheeler have been awarded consultancy contracts by Kuwait for its new refinery and clean fuel projects
The US$14.2bn Al Zour project aims to build the
The Al Zour project is intended to process 615,000 bpd when it comes online in 2018, exceeding the capacity of
The clean fuel project is aimed at upgrading and boosting capacity at all of contract awarder Kuwait National Petroleum Company's (KNPC) existing facilities.
The value of the contracts amounts to around two per cent of each of their total budgets.
Five international engineering companies had submitted bids for the project management and consultancy contracts. Apart from Foster Wheeler and AMEC, the other companies in the final selection were the