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Gasco awards US$189mn gas pipeline contract to L&T


Gasco awarded a US$189mn lump-sum turnkey contract to Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) for the new Habshan-Ruwais-Shuweihat gas pipeline.

The agreement was signed by Gasco chief executive officer Mohammed Abdulla bin Sahoo Al Suwaidi and L&T’s K. Venkataramanan at the Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex in Abu Dhabi, reported WAM.

To supply natural gas

The pipeline, which Gasco is implementing on behalf of its parent, Adnoc, will supply natural gas to Takreer’s new refinery expansion and to Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority in Shuweihat. The project is scheduled to be completed by September 2013.

The 122km pipeline will have diameter of 52 inches between Habshan and Ruwais, and 48 inches between Ruwais and Shuweihat.