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Punj Lloyd bags $304m EPC deal in Oman

Punj Lloyd, an engineering and construction group in India, has won a $304 million oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal for Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) and Oman Gas Company (OGC), according to a report.

The scope of work for the contracts include the construction of a 14-inch diameter, 300 km natural gas liquid (NGL) pipeline and a 32-inch diameter, 301 km gas pipeline, said the Oman Daily Observer report.

The 14-inch diameter pipeline, part of Orpic’s $6.4-billon Liwa Plastic Industries Complex (LPIC), will travel from the New Fahud NGL Plant to the steam cracker unit at Sohar in Oman, it said.

“Punj Lloyd was the only Indian contractor in Oman to be awarded a sizable contract of the LPIC mega complex. Our past experience of delivering strategic projects in Oman and our prowess in pipelines globally, both stood testament to our capabilities,” Atul Jain, president and chief executive officer, pipeline and tankage, Punj Lloyd, was quoted as saying.

The firm will lay another 32-inch diameter gas pipeline parallel to the existing 32-inch diameter Fahud-Sohar pipeline for OGN, in view of the increased gas demand and to ensure availability of supply.

The pipeline is being laid to supply gas for North Power station, said the report.

The scope of work also includes construction of block valve and pigging stations. Both the pipelines need to be completed within 38 and 35 months respectively, he added.

Source:  www.tradearabia.com