The contractor Saipem has won two contracts in Saudi Arabia worth over $3.5 billion.
The contracts were assigned to Saipem’s Onshore E&C (Engineering and Construction) division by the Saudi Aramco.
Saipem will provide engineering, procurement, construction, and installation services for the development of land facilities at the Berri and Marjan gas fields, situated in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf.
The project will see the installation of new process units at the site and at the gas treatment plant of Khursaniyah.
The Gas Treatment and Sulfur Recovery contract relates to the Marjan field and will see the construction of a gas treatment unit and of other units for the recovery of acid gases for sulfur production.
Saipem said the treatment of acid gases will approx remove the release of sulfur oxides into the atmosphere and that the works would observe with the most stringent international standards.
Stefano Cao, Saipem’s CEO, said, “In the tough reference of recent years, Saipem has proved a constant commitment to sustainable economic growth through technological innovation. This commitment allows for the realization of industrial processes to exploit natural resources with maximum respect for the environment and the decrease of the carbon footprint.”