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DESIGN, UPGRADE OF REFINING UNIT

Bilfinger Middle East wins big EPC contracts from Adnoc

ABU DHABI, May 9, 2019

Bilfinger, a leading global engineering and industrial services provider based in Mannheim, Germany, said it has secured a major contract from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) to provide turnkey installation, replacement and modification services for its refining unit in Ruwais.

Announcing the deals, Bilfinger said its Middle East division had won three separate projects from Adnoc during the first quarter. As per the deal, Bilfinger will design, supply, install and upgrade solutions related to the Abu Dhabi group's hydrocracker (HCK) and hydroskimmer (HSK) units.

Tie-ins are expected to be carried out during a major turnaround in 2020, it added.

Under a second contract, Bilfinger will provide specialised EPC services for the installation of Bernoulli filters for the HCK unit's seawater network as well as LPG transfer pumps and progressive cavity pumps at the HSK plant.

At the same industrial complex, the company was also awarded a contract to perform piping modifications for service water and eye shower facilities.

The scope of work includes the replacement of certain lines, with associated civil and structural works for above-ground and underground pipe network systems.

All three projects are expected to be completed in 2020, stated the top European company which boasts nearly half a century of presence in the UAE.

Commenting on the triple contract wins, President & CEO (Bilfinger Middle East) Ali Vezvaei said: "We are grateful for Adnoc's continued trust in our capabilities and equally delighted to build upon our long-standing relationship focusing on the optimisation of their already world-class downstream operations at the epicenter of the country's hydrocarbons industry in Ruwais."

"It is definitely a great start into 2019 for our team in Abu Dhabi," stated Vezvaei.

A leading international industrial services provider, Bilfinger said its portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion as well as turnarounds and also includes environmental technologies and digital applications.

The company delivers its services in two service lines: Technologies and Engineering & Maintenance.

Bilfinger is primarily active in the regions Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America and the Middle East. With a 36,000-strong work force, Bilfinger had generated revenue of €4.153 billion ($4.65 billion) in financial year 2018.-TradeArabia News Service




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