Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has awarded Petrofac the procurement services contract for the Mabrouk North East Line Pipe project, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

The $75-million deal is the third project under a 10-year framework agreement between the two companies.

“The procurement and management activities for this project will be undertaken from Petrofac’s Muscat office from where we provide first-class expertise in high-value order management. We continue to maximize the provision of local goods and services which evidences our ongoing commitment to delivering in-country value through each of the projects we undertake in the Sultanate,” said Elie Lahoud, Petrofac Managing Director for Engineering and Construction in Oman, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

The 19-month project includes management of pipeline material from sourcing, technical and commercial evaluation, planning and control services with management and coordination of interfaces with all parties involved.

This is the latest awarded contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM), and support services for the Omani company’s oil and gas projects.