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.
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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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