ADNOC sets date for pipeline tender at $10bn Shah
October 11 is the deadline set by ADNOC and JV partner ConocoPhillips
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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its joint venture partner ConocoPhillips have said that October will be the bid deadline for a pipeline package on the US$10 billion Shah Gas Development.
Business intelligence specialist MEED reported that October 11 has been set as the deadline date for the tender, which includes the construction of three pipelines: a 129 kilometre condensate pipeline and natural gas liquids (NGL) and gas pipelines both measuring 67 kilometres.
The pipelines will link the gas gathering and processing facilities at Shah with the processing and distribution facilities at Habshan as well as the sulphur handling terminal at Ruwais.
Prequalified contractors for the tender are Consolidated Contractors Company (Greece), Contracting & Trading (Lebanon), Dodsal and National Petroleum Construction Company (both UAE), Punj Lloyd (India), Technip (France) and Saipem (Italy).
The UAE mega project involves the development of sour gas reservoirs within the Shah field, located onshore approximately 180 kilometres south-west of the city of Abu Dhabi.
The project will involve several gas gathering systems, construction of processing trains to process one billion cubic feet per day gas at Shah to produce 540 million cubic feet per day of network gas, in addition to new gas and liquid pipelines and the construction of sulfur exporting facilities at Ruwais Industrial City.