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November 4, 2015 - Contax Partners’ Energy Feed

9 firms prequalify for USD 1bn Duqm Liquid Terminal | Chiyoda Almana Engineering Awarded RasGas Helium 3 project | Mitsubishi exits KNPC’s LNG Import Terminal tender process


9 firms prequalify for USD 1bn Duqm Liquid Terminal 

Oman Duqm Liquid TerminalThe Omani government have prequalified nine firms for the tender to construct a Bulk Liquid Berths Terminal at the Port of Duqm. The nine prequalified firms are: Boskalis Westminster Middle East Oman; Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co; Van Oord Oman; Dredging International; Tecnicas Reunidas; Consolidated Contractors Company; China Harbour Engineering Company; Huta Marine Works and Penta Ocean Construction Company. The contract which is approximately c.USD 1bn and primarily comprises of the marine infrastructure facilities, represents Package 1 of the Bulk Liquid Berths Terminal project. Topside facilities, including the installation of product storage tanks, dry bulk facilities, pipelines, buildings, road and other infrastructure, will be covered in the second package, expected to be tendered out later. According to The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD), who is overseeing the tendering process, the terminal will serve as a port for Duqm Refinery and thus is planned to be ready before the scheduled start-up of the refinery in early 2019.


Chiyoda Almana Engineering Awarded RasGas Helium 3 project

Saudi q4 2015 projectsRasGas has awarded key contracts for its Helium 3 project in Qatar. While Chiyoda Almana Engineering was awarded the EPC contract for the project, Air Products was awarded the Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) for long-term helium supply. Furthermore, Air Products was also awarded the Technology License for the Helium 3 plant. The new Helium 3 plant is expected to produce up to 0.4bn standard cubic feet (scf) of liquid helium per annum and is scheduled to become completed in the second half of 2017.



Mitsubishi exits KNPC’s LNG Import Terminal tender process

Mitsubishi Kuwait KNPCJapanese contractor, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, has exited the tender process for KNPC’s LNG Import terminal worth c.USD 3.3bn. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was previously part of a consortium comprising of South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC). Due to its exit from the consortium, Kuwait’s Central Tenders Committee (CTC) has announced that it has given South Korea’s Korea Gas Corporation (Kogas) approval to replace Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in the consortium.






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