Abu Dhabi,(WAM) – Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (GASCO) has announced the award of the contract for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning works (EPC) for building its new Natural Gas Liquid (NGL) Pipelines Network to replace the existing Network to M/s Dodsal Engineering and Construction Pte. Ltd. at a lump sum price of United Arab Emirates AED 560 million.
The Contract between GASCO and Dodsal was signed in GASCO’s Main Office at Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex in Abu Dhabi City on 9th December 2007 in the presence of Shareholders.
The project execution commenced on 11th November 2007 from Dodsal’s office in Abu Dhabi. The new NGL pipelines network is scheduled for completion within 23 months including successful commissioning and test run.
The demolition works of the redundant pipelines will be undertaken immediately following commissioning of the new pipelines network and completed within a period of 6 months thereafter.
The existing NGL pipelines network of GASCO has been in service for more than 25 years. The Project aims to install a new NGL pipelines network of about 225 kilometer length, to replace the existing network, extending from GASCO Plants at Asab, Buhasa, Habshan/Bab all the way to the fractionation and treatment plant at Ruwais.
The new pipelines will be designed and constructed in compliance with GASCO’s latest specifications and will be provided with proven 3 Layer Polyethylene (3LPE) pipe coating and improved Cathodic Protection system to have extended reliable service life of the new network.
The new network shall also have remotely controlled Block Valve Stations for effective monitoring and control during Emergency through Remote Control Terminal Units (RTU) connected to a state-of-the-art Supervisory, Monitoring and Control (SMC) System. GASCO is committed to meet ADNOC’s and its Shareholders’ high standards for achieving the right Quality and preserving Environment, Health, and Safety throughout the execution of the project.

(Emirates News Agency)