Kuwait Oil awards $96m Burgan field substation project contracts

Al-Ghanim International and Heavy Engineering Industries Co reportedly awarded substation construction contracts

Substation contracts have been awarded for Kuwait's Burgan field.
Substation contracts have been awarded for Kuwait's Burgan field.

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has reportedly awarded two contracts worth approximately $96m (KWD29.2m) for the construction of two substation power plants in the Burgan field.

The first contract, worth $53.8m (KWD16.3m), was reportedly awarded to Kuwait-based engineering, procurement, and construction contractor Al-Ghanim International.

Worth $42m (KWD12.7m), the second contract was awarded to Heavy Engineering Industries Co.

The scope of work for each contract has not been disclosed, according to a report by Construction Week's sister Oil and Gas Middle East, citing Kuwaiti daily Al-Anba.

The power plants will reportedly supply electricity to submersible electric pumps in the Burgan field.

Al-Anba's report added that KOC planed to build 15 main power stations in Burgan Al Kabir, with some existing stations marked for replacement as well. 

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