SNC-Lavalin has recently been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco for engineering and project management services for the Berri Increment Program. New facilities are proposed at Saudi Aramco’s existing plants at Abu Ali and Khursaniyah to process a potential increased output of Arabian Light crude from the Berri Field on the east coast of Saudi Arabia.
SNC-Lavalin’s scope of work includes front-end engineering design for a new 250 MBCD (thousand barrels of oil per calendar day) gas oil separation plant at the existing Abu Ali Gas Plant, as well as additional facilities at the Khursaniyah Gas Plant that will process 40 MBD (million barrels per day) of hydrocarbon condensate, all associated with the Berri Crude Increment.
Under the contract, Saudi Aramco may also utilize SNC-Lavalin to provide technical support services for the construction phase. "To be selected by Saudi Aramco for this important project, demonstrates our client’s continued confidence in our ability to provide a highly qualified, multi-disciplinary, design team combined with world-class project management credentials and local constructability expertise,” said Martin Adler, President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin. “SNC-Lavalin has worked with Saudi Aramco for nearly 40 years and has maintained an impressive track record of safely and successfully delivering projects. This contract award shows the depth of our commitment to customer relations in Saudi Arabia and the region as a whole."