Essar unit wins $54m Saudi Aramco contract
New Delhi, August 6, 2014
Leading EPC contractor Essar Projects’ unit Hydrocarbon SBU has won a $54 million maiden contract from Saudi Arabian national oil company Saudi Aramco, said a report.
The project involves the upgradation of a Crude Stabilization Unit at Aramco's Abqaiq Plant, in Shaybah, one of the largest oilfields in the world, said the Business Today report.
The scope of work includes engineering, procurement and construction of a crude tank, replacement of crude pumps and associated civil, piping, electrical and instrumentation facilities. The project is scheduled to be completed in 29 months.
"This contract is a reflection of our capability to undertake global projects from reputed clients in this region. We will leverage the capabilities gained to enhance our foot print in other Middle East countries,” Amit Gupta, CEO of Hydrocarbon SBU was quoted as saying.