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Saudi Aramco - Wasea Bulk Plant

Project name: Saudi Aramco - Wasea Bulk Plant Name of client: Saudi Aramco Budget: $250 million Main contractor: Not yet appointed Facility type: Oil production Status: EPC ITB PMC: Not yet appointed Location: Central Region

Project Status

National oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to build a bulk plant at Wasea, which is located to the southeast of Riyadh in the Central Region of the kingdom. The main objective of the Wasea bulk plant will be to handle an increase in petrol, diesel and fuel oil supplies to the region.

During the second week of December 2009, Saudi Aramco has revealed that 16 companies have presented their offers for the construction of tanks, petrol pumps and substations at the Wasea plant.

Local firm Dar Al Riyadh is the design contractor on the project. As per the agreement, the winning construction contractor will build tanks, petrol and diesel loading pumps, as well as substations, and carry out civil engineering and structural work.

The contract is expected to be awarded in the first quarter of 2010 while the project completion is scheduled for February 2012.

Project scope

The plant, which is expected to cost around $250 million, will also have a capacity to handle 185,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil.

The winning contractor will build tanks, petrol and diesel loading pumps, and substation buildings, as well as carrying out general civil and structural works.

Project structure

Saudi Aramco is the project client. The Wasea bulk plant is being built at a cost of $250 million. Schedules for this Project Q4-2009 EPC ITB Q1-2010 EPC Q3-2010 Construction Q1-2012 Completion

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Publication:Oil & Gas News
Date:Jan 24, 2010
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