National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) and Petrofac, in a joint venture with CNPC, have won a front-end engineering design (Feed) contract from Adnoc Group company Al Yasat Petroleum for the Belbazem Block Development project located offshore in Abu Dhabi.
The contract's scope of works includes the submission of a Feed package and proposal for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the facilities, with implementation of the EPCI activities to be awarded on a design competition basis.
A joint press release from the companies quoted Eng. Ahmed Al Dhaheri, CEO of NPCC, as saying: “We are delighted to have won this competitive bid and participate in the design competition, and we look forward to the successful delivery of our scope in collaboration with our partners at Petrofac. ADNOC and its Group Companies are strategic partners and valued clients to NPCC, and we have together achieved a number of milestones including the recent load-out of one of the world’s largest offshore oil platforms to mark the completion of phase two of Umm Lulu’s super complex development."
He added: "We are committed to supporting ADNOC’s expansion plans to increase their production capacity from 4 million b/d by the end of 2020 to 5 million b/d by 2030, and we look forward to executing more onshore and offshore projects in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.”
Petrofac first established a presence in the UAE in 1991 and has developed a large workforce supporting both regional and international projects.
NPCC is a Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company that provides total EPC solutions to both the Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas sectors.