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Oman's Galfar wins BP Exploration's $95m gas system contract

Galfar Engineering and Contracting's chief executive officer said "reasonable income" is expected from the 33-month contract

Galfar has been awarded a $95m contract by BP Exploration (Epsilon).
Galfar has been awarded a $95m contract by BP Exploration (Epsilon).

Oman's Galfar Engineering and Contracting has been awarded a $95m (OMR36.7m) contract by BP Exploration (Epsilon). 

The deal will see Galfar construct and install Phase 2 of a gas gathering system for the oil and gas company. 

READ: Galfar completes 36km Taqah-Mirbat road in Oman

Galfar's chief executive officer, Dr Hans Erlings, said the contract spans for a 33-month period, starting from 15 March, 2018. 

Mobilisation works are also included in the contract. 

Commenting on the contract in a missive issued to the Muscat bourse, Erlings said: "We expect reasonable income from this contract."

In December 2017, Galfar was awarded a $15m (OMR5.8m) contract by Petrofac.

The contract related to the Salalah Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Extraction project, being developed by Salalah LPG SFZCO (SLPG). 

READ: Oman-listed contractor Galfar hit by payment delays in 2017

SLPG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oman Oil Facilities Development Company (OOFDC).

Petrofac E&C Oman awarded Galfar the sub-contract for a package comprising engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) building works. 


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