Fugro Bags Contract from Basrah Gas for Work in Southern Iraq

Fugro, the Netherlands-based geotechnical, survey, subsea and geoscience service provider, announced Thursday that the company has been awarded a contract for one year, plus a year extension option, by Basrah Gas Company for the provision of Geotechnical Investigations and Topographic Services in the Basrah province of Southern Iraq. Fugro will provide geotechnical and topographical survey investigation services at various locations throughout the project area to support a number of planned engineering projects for an onshore LNG (liquefied natural gas) plant, new pipelines, and anticipated expansion of gas compression facilities.

From the planning through to the decommissioning stages of the project, engineering survey support will be provided in the form of route, profile, setting out and as-built surveys for pipelines, cables, utility services, roads, and overhead power lines.

Geotechnical investigations will be carried out for engineering and foundation design of new structures and review of existing structures in the project area, with all geotechnical laboratory testing performed at Fugro's accredited laboratory in Basrah.

The award builds on the work previously undertaken by Fugro Iraq in support of Basrah Gas Company's gas development activities in the Basrah province of Southern Iraq.

The contract award supports Fugro Iraq's commitment to the continued development of Iraq's rebuilding process.

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