Bechtel Joint Venture Awarded Abu Dhabi Gas Project

April 29, 1998 A joint venture between Bechtel and Technip has been awarded a $1.3 billion contract by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).
Under the lump-sum contract, signed April 26 in Abu Dhabi, Bechtel and Technip will add new gas treating, condensate production, and sulphur recovery facilities to produce one billion standard cubic feet per day of gas from the Thammama C and D gas fields at Habshan, Abu Dhabi. The Onshore Gas Development ("OGD2") project includes gas processing units, offsite and utility infrastructure, and export pipelines to Ruwais and Maqta.

The project is scheduled for completion by the first quarter of 2001.