Oman EPC firm nets new Amal Field contract for PDO

Al Hassan Engineering awarded Heat Recovery Steam Generator package

The Amal Enhanced Oil Recovery project is being carried out by Petroleum Development Oman and partners Shell.
The Amal Enhanced Oil Recovery project is being carried out by Petroleum Development Oman and partners Shell.

Al Hassan Engineering Co (AHEC), an Omani EPC Contractor, has been awarded the EPC Contract for execution of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) at their Amal Facility. This multi-million dollar project is to be executed on an EPC basis over a period of 22 months.

The scope of the work for AHEC includes Engineering, Bulk procurement, Construction and Commissioning for the completion of Amal HRSG-1 project. As part of its scope, AHEC will install a new HRSG at the back of Amal Power station gas turbine. The HRSG will have capability of producing around 6000 tons of steam per day. AHEC will also install high pressure feed water pumps, instrument air compressors and associated electrical switchgear systems. AHEC will also construct a utility building to house the electrical switchgear and controls systems. AHEC will procure Switchgear, UPS, Instrument Air compressors & piping while the HRSG, Pumps and DCS will be procured and free – issued by PDO.

With the Amal HRSG-1 EPC contract, AHEC builds upon its already extensive experience of having been involved with the construction of more than 2000 MW of installed Power in Oman. Currently, in Power Sector, AHEC is undertaking a number of projects including Long Term Power Supply Project for Occidental Mukhaizna, Civil & Building Works for Barka-3 IPP and Civil works for a 400 kV Grid Sub-station for Siemens in Shuwaihat, Abu Dhabi.

AHEC in the recent past has diversified its activities into Boiler & Pressure Vessels Erection, Installation and allied works. AHEC has previously erected 4 Nos HRSGs as part of the 1000 MW Sohar Aluminium Power Plant Project with Alstom–France and executed 2 Nos HRSGs as part of Once-Through HRSG Contract for NeM – Netherlands at Occidental Mukhaizna.

AHEC’s involvement as an EPC Contractor for the PDO Amal Power Project includes installation and assembly of critical equipment such as Knock Out Vessel, Water Bath Heaters, Filter Separator, Drain Vessel etc.

Commenting on the award, Mr. Peter Hall, CEO of AHEC said, “We are extremely happy to be entrusted with this contract. We believe that PDO has awarded the contract to AHEC based on the high HSE standards, right pricing and efficient procurement practices that we are known for and we are confident that we will execute this job to the highest standards.”

The Amal HRSG order adds further to the AHEC healthy current order book of more than US$182 million which includes a number of major projects under varying stages of construction in both Oman and UAE.



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