UK-based company Amec Foster Wheeler has won a contract from Saudi Aramco to provide key offshore and onshore field work services at the Marjan oilfield near the eastern province of Saudi Arabia.

Under the five-year contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will provide services including pre-front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED), FEED, and will be responsible for overall programme management. 

Support services will be delivered for a further 300,000bpd gas/oil separation train, a gas processing plant, and a cogeneration facility. 

Furthermore, the company will make modifications to an existing facility to increase natural gas liquids fractionation capacity. 

"Support services will be delivered for a further 300,000bpd gas/oil separation train, a gas processing plant, and a cogeneration facility."

Amec Foster Wheeler upstream capital projects president Nick Shorten said: “We have played a key role in many of Saudi Aramco’s major upstream and downstream investments. 

"With our successful track record with Saudi Aramco stretching back more than 50 years, this latest award for this major oilfield expansion programme is a real vote of confidence in our technical expertise and our ability to deliver large and complex projects, plus our long-term commitment to local development."

The latest contract forms part of Saudi Aramco’s Marjan Field Development Programme.

Amec Foster Wheeler focuses on providing full lifecycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects across the global energy and related sectors.


Image: The Marjan oilfield located near the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Photo: courtesy of Amec Foster Wheeler.