Amec Foster Wheeler announced Tuesday that it has been awarded an extension to its existing Project Management Consultancy (PMC) contract for the UZ750 project in the Upper Zakum (UZ) field, by the Zakum Development Company (ZADCO).
As part of the contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will carry out Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) scopes of work, as well as commissioning and start-up support. This work is scheduled to be completed in December 2017. The UZ750 project commenced in 2008 to redevelop the UZ field, which is recognized as the second largest oil field in the Gulf. ZADCO operates the field through a venture involving the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ExxonMobil and the Japan Oil Development Company Ltd.
Roberto Penno, group president of Asia, Middle East, Africa & Southern Europe for Amec Foster Wheeler, commented in a company statement:
“This UZ750 contract win cements Amec Foster Wheeler’s ongoing engagement in this strategically important project. The Middle East is a key growth area for Amec Foster Wheeler and we look forward to continuing our relationship with ZADCO on this next important phase of work.”
Amec Foster Wheeler has been working on the UZ750 project since June 2008 when it was awarded the initial PMC contract. The value of the latest contract extension was not revealed.
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