Drake & Scull wins $34m MEP deal in Qatar
Dubai, February 7, 2012
Drake & Scull Qatar (DSQ), a leader in civil contracting and engineering services, has been awarded a QR125 million ($34.36 million) MEP contract for Phase 1 of Qatar Petroleum’s multipurpose administration complex.
The MEP (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing ) fit outs will be installed by DSQ for the medical center, office, canteen and central plant of the complex, which is located around 70 km north of Doha at Ras Laffan.
The industrial city is Qatar’s main site for the production of liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid processing and is administered by Qatar Petroleum, the operator of all oil and gas activities in Qatar.
DSQ, a wholly owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI), is expected to finish all the MEP work for the complex by early August of 2013.
“This contract marks a great start for DSI this year as it positions us within one of Qatar’s most strategic economic areas,” said Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of DSI.
“It also sustains our strong performance achieved in 2011 and enables us to demonstrate the efficiency and quality of our services in a broad industrial setting. Moreover, we are excited to perform work for Qatar Petroleum, the third largest oil company in the world.”
Saleh Muradweij, executive director of Drake & Scull Construction added: “We have achieved a strategic mile stone in the Qatari market; our civil contracting unit is now operational and has been qualifying for competitive bids across the residential and hospitality industries and we expect the civil business to contribute significantly to the growth of DSQ in 2012.” – TradeArabia News Service