KBR Awarded Production Contract Offshore UAE

Kellogg Brown & Root has been awarded a two-and-a-half-year $47 million production services contract by Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company for engineering, procurement and construction management work on the West Super Complex located offshore Abu Dhabi.

The project workscope comprises a tie-in to the existing Umm Shaif Super Complex via an existing 18 inch pipeline, the installation of a new compressor on the Zakum West Super Complex and a 14-inch pipeline between the complex and a remote well-head tower. In addition, the complex will also be fitted with a new flare system, new equipment including slug catchers, coolers and pig launchers/receivers. The existing control, fire and gas and ESD systems will also be modified. Kellogg Brown & Root will be responsible for managing the major interfaces associated with the project.

The first year will involve the engineering, design and procurement phase based at the Wellheads Center in Aberdeen with the fabrication and construction to be carried out by the National Petroleum Construction Company under the supervision of Kellogg Brown & Root.

Randy Harl, president and chief executive officer of Kellogg Brown & Root, said: "We are delighted to be extending the breadth of our service offerings in the area and look forward to a long and successful relationship with the Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company."

Tadg Slattery, vice president of Kellogg Brown & Root Production Services, said: "This important contract win is our second major success in the Middle East in three months."