Hill International, the global leader in managing construction risk, announced that an affiliate company, Hill International Petrol Egypt, E.S.C. (Hill Petrol), has entered into a contract with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) to provide project management services for a new $200 million natural gas compression station in Dahshur, Egypt. The one-year contract has an estimated value to Hill Petrol of $1.0 million.

The new compression station will help EGAS meet the increasing industrial demand for natural gas in Egypt and allow access to new fields. The station will enable maintenance of the required pressure in the Upper Egypt Pipeline to ensure the continuous supply of natural gas to industrial and commercial users along the pipeline route.

“We are very pleased to be chosen for this assignment and we will work hard to ensure the success of the project,” said Aly Thabet, Chief Executive Officer of Hill Petrol.

 “Hill’s project management resources coupled with the technical and local knowledge of EGAS creates a very strong project team,” Thabet added.

Hill International Petrol Egypt, headquartered in Cairo, provides project and construction management services primarily for oil and gas projects located throughout the Middle East and Africa. Hill Petrol is a joint venture company of Hill International, the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO).