MONTREAL, May 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin Inc. (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi Oil Company Ltd. (Japan), (ADOC) to provide project management consultancy services for an expansion aimed at increasing production from oilfields located offshore of the UAE.
ADOC is currently operating the Mubarraz, Umm Al Anbar and Neewat AlGhalan offshore fields in the Persian Gulf. The company intends to increase oil production from these existing oilfields and develop the Hail oil field as part of their expansion project. In order to achieve the higher production, ADOC is considering an expansion of the hydrocarbon handling capacity of the existing facilities at Mubarraz and the Umm Al Anbar Site Terminal.
SNC-Lavalin will provide project management consultancy services for the front-end engineering design (FEED) and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) stages of the expansion project.
"We are pleased to support Abu Dhabi Oil Company Ltd. (Japan) on this important project," said Terrance N. Ivers, Executive Vice-President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. "This contract provides us with an opportunity to demonstrate our offshore capabilities in Abu Dhabi, a sector and region of the world which are key to our strategy going forward."
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and is a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and is currently active in some 100 countries. www.snclavalin.com
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