Petrofac wins Bahrain gas plant facility

Petrofac’s Offshore Projects and Operations business has been awarded a contract from Bahrain’s Tatweer Petroleum to supply a new gas dehydration facility.

The new contract will see the installation of a new 500 MMSCFD Gas Dehydration Facility which will be the first of a series of planned gas capacity projects scheduled for the next three to five years, said a statement.

The project is a significant part of Tatweer Petroleum’s commitment to secure the delivery of natural gas needed to meet the growing demands in Bahrain, it said.

Manivannan Rajapathy, deputy managing director, Petrofac, said: “This award builds on our growing portfolio track record in the Middle East, where we’ve demonstrated our ability to safely deliver project performance and integrity.

“We now look forward to working closely with Tatweer Petroleum and to playing a key role in the successful future supply of energy from the Bahrain oil field.”

Andrew H Kershaw, chief executive officer, Tatweer, said: “Installation of the new gas processing facility will be a significant milestone and is a critical piece of Bahrain’s future energy strategy.

“Signing this contract is the next big step forward for Tatweer Petroleum in the implementation of its long term development plan for the Bahrain oil field and we are all very excited and proud to be able to move this ahead.