Amec awarded services pact for Kuwait refineries
Amec will be responsible for a range of engineering and management services including feasibility studies, front end engineering design, project management consultancy services and training of Kuwaiti engineers.
International engineering and project management company Amec
was awarded a contract by Kuwait National Petroleum Co.
(KNPC) to provide project
engineering and management
services for the Mina Al Ahmadi, Mina Abdullah and Shuaiba
oil refineries in Kuwait.
The five-year call-off contract, which has an optional
one-year extension, is worth up to 72 million Kuwaiti Dinars
(approximately £158 million).
It was won in competitive tender and follows Amec's
successful delivery of the previous contract held since 2007.
Amec will be responsible for a range of engineering and
management services including feasibility studies, front end
engineering design (FEED), project
(PMC) services and training of Kuwaiti engineers.
The contract also involves providing studies and FEEDs to
KNPCs local marketing and projects department on a
call-off basis for its in-country petroleum storage and
I am delighted that KNPC have again selected Amec to
deliver this important work," said Alan Armstrong, Amec's
operations director in Kuwait. "This is a testament to our
relationship since 2007 and our ability to apply our global
design, engineering and project management expertise to
deliver complex project
s anywhere in the
These refineries and KNPCs local marketing assets
are strategically significant in Kuwaits energy
security and in providing revenues from their hydrocarbons
exports," he added.