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Saudi Aramco extends Jafurah gas tender deadlines

Saudi Aramco has increased the tender closing date for two packages on its estimated $3.5bn Jafurah gas plant project, according to the sources.

The submission date for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) bids for both packages (i) and (iv) is 30 August, the sources said.

The earlier tender deadline for both packages was 30 June.

Aramco has undertaken the project to construct a greenfield plant to process unconventional gas from the Jafurah onshore field, situated in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, which is to be commissioned in 2023.

The Jafurah gas plant project has six main packages.

While packages (i) and (iv) remain in the bid submission phase, bids for packages (ii), (iii), and (v) were submitted months ago.

Jafurah EPC packages

Package (i) of the project, which entails the installation of gas compression facilities, is estimated to have a contract value of more than USD $1billion.

Bidders for the package (i) comprise Saipem (Italy), Hyundai Engineering & Construction (South Korea), TechnipFMC (France), Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (India), JGC Corporation (Japan), GS Engineering & Construction (South Korea).

The scope of work on the package (iv) covers building pipelines and well tie-ins at the Jafurah unconventional gas field development. The job also includes the installation of good pads, flowlines, remote good headers, trunklines, and transmission lines at the project site.

Bidders for the estimated $500m package 4 contract are understood to be: Saipem (Italy), Gulf Consolidated Contractors (Saudi Arabia), Dodsal (UAE), Al-Rashid Trading & Contracting (Saudi Arabia), Sinopec Engineering (China), Nesma & Partners (Saudi Arabia), China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering (China), CAT Group (Lebanon), Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (India).

Regarding the packages in the bid evaluation phase, MEED has previously reported that South Korea’s Samsung Engineering had emerged as a frontrunner for the package (ii) of the megaproject.

Jafurah EPC packages

Package (i) of the project, which entails the installation of gas compression facilities, is estimated to have a contract value of more than USD $1billion.

Bidders for the package (i) comprise Saipem (Italy), Hyundai Engineering & Construction (South Korea), TechnipFMC (France), Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (India), JGC Corporation (Japan), GS Engineering & Construction (South Korea).

The scope of work on the package (iv) covers building pipelines and well tie-ins at the Jafurah unconventional gas field development. The job also includes the installation of good pads, flowlines, remote good headers, trunklines, and transmission lines at the project site.

Bidders for the estimated USD $500million package (iv) contract are understood to be: Saipem (Italy), Gulf Consolidated Contractors (Saudi Arabia), Dodsal (UAE), Al-Rashid Trading & Contracting (Saudi Arabia), Sinopec Engineering (China), Nesma & Partners (Saudi Arabia), China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering (China), CAT Group (Lebanon), Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (India).

Regarding the packages in the bid evaluation phase, MEED has previously reported that South Korea’s Samsung Engineering had emerged as the frontrunner for the package (ii) of the megaproject.

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