KBR Engineering Company has won a major Project Management Consultancy (PMC)  contract from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) for services work for Ghasha Concession portfolio of projects, according to a statement issued by KBR.

KBR will be responsible for managing the “successful Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors for Packages A and B of the Dalma Gas Development Project, Packages 1-5 of the Hail and Ghasha Development Project, Hail and Ghasha Islands Project as well as the Deep Gas Project,” the statement said.

The operations are expected to be performed over four years with an optional extension for two more years.

KBR added that it is expected from Ghasha mega-project to cover about 20% of natural gas needs in UAE by the second half of the decade. Moreover, it is expected that the project will provide more than 120,000 barrels per day of oil and high-value condensates after being on stream.

“We deeply appreciate the tremendous amount of trust that ADNOC has placed in KBR to project-manage such a significant share of this strategic Ghasha Concession program,” KBR President and CEO, Stuart Bradie said.

He added: “This award highlights ADNOC’s confidence in KBR’s reputation as the industry leader in the provision of value-added PMC services for similar mega gas-field development projects.”

“We look forward to continuing our long-term relationship with ADNOC and to demonstrating once again our world class ability to manage large-scale, complex projects such as this on time, within budget, but most of all with a strict safety culture,” Bradie opined.

He stressed that his company is confident that the Ghasha Concession Project will significantly boost In-Country Value objectives. “As always, KBR remains fully committed to act as one of ADNOC’s strategic partners to achieve the targeted In-Country Value objectives,” the KBR President added.