Saudi Aramco tenders Berri field upgrade

MEED    3 July 2020 (Last Updated July 3rd, 2020 14:47)

Tender for $250m contract issued to Aramco pool of Long Term Agreement pool contractors.

Saudi Aramco tenders Berri field upgrade

Tender for $250m contract issued to Aramco pool of Long Term Agreement pool contractors.

Saudi Aramco on 2 July issued a tender for modification works at its offshore Berri field to its Long-Term Agreement (LTA) pool of contractors.

The tender sits as job number 64 under Aramco’s Contracts Release and Purchase Order (CRPO) system.

Sources estimate the value of the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) job could be upwards of $250m.

The main scope of work on CRPO 64 calls for EPCI work on the replacement of subsea pipelines, subsea valve skids installation and demolition works at the Berri field.

The contractor will need to replace 17 water injection pipeline segments, at thicknesses of 8 inches, 12 inches and 16 inches.

The bid submission date is 16 August.

Aramco’s offshore LTA pool consists of:

  • Saipem (Italy)
  • McDermott International (US)
  • Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (India) / Subsea 7 (UK)
  • Dynamic Industries (US)
  • National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC, UAE)
  • Lamprell (UAE/UK) / Royal Boskalis Westminster (The Netherlands)
  • Sapura Energy (Malaysia)
  • TechnipFMC (France) / MMHE (Malaysia)
  • China Offshore Oil Engineering Company (China)
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries (South Korea)

Earlier this week, MEED reported that Aramco has also tendered CRPO 65, which calls for refurbishment of facilities at the Abu Safah field.

Separately, Aramco is in different stages of tendering with other offshore jobs – CRPO 59, 60, 61, 62 and 63.

MEED also recently reported that Aramco has awarded the letter of award for CRPO 57 to Saipem.

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