Qatar awards gas engineering consultancy to Canada's SNC-Lavalin
Ras Laffan Industrial City, located 80 km north of Doha is Qatar's main site for production of liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid. (IMGwide.com)
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Montreal's SNC-Lavalin, a leading engineering and construction group, said it has been awarded an engineering consultancy and support services contract by Oryx GTL, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Sasol of South Africa, for its gas-to-liquids complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar.
The five-year contract is with its local entity, Qatar Kentz and is aligned to support Oryx GTL's long-term sustaining capital plan, said a statement from SNC Lavlin.
The agreement sets out predefined rates for a number of work elements that will be required at the facility, including general engineering, feasibility studies, modelling, drawings and documentation, it stated.
"We are delighted to establish this five-year agreement with Oryx GTL, at a time when the industry is looking for continued development of assets," remarked Christian Brown, the president, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin.
"This agreement positions SNC-Lavalin for success in achieving our vision of being an essential trusted partner to our clients, and we can quickly engage on many work fronts required on the project over the coming years," he added.
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