L&T wins $122m oil refinery substation contract by KNPC
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) was awarded the contract by Kuwait’s National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and beat six other bidders
Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC), the national oil refining company of Kuwait, has reportedly awarded a contract to Indian engineering firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) to replace a number of substations at Kuwait’s Al-Ahmadi oil refinery.
According to Thomson Reuters, who cited Arabic newspaper Alaba, the substations contract will be worth $122m and is part of Kuwait’s multi-billion dollar ‘clean fuel project’, which will comprise expanding its refining output.
The contract works will include replacing the old substations at the refinery, the report stated.
It added that L&T also fought off competition from six other global bidders, including the UK’s Petrofac, US-based Fluor, China’s Sinopec, SNC-Lavalin of Canada, Egypt’s ENPPI Petroleum Company, and Kuwait’s Al Ahleia Switchgear Company.