Saudi Aramco – COUR: Jafurah: Processing Plant (Package 2)

General Information
Owner Saudi Aramco
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) Saudi Aramco – Commercialisation of Unconventional Resources: Jafurah – Saudi Arabia
Location Al Jouf Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Gas, Downstream, Gas Processing Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 1200
Net Value $1200m
Award Date November 2021
Completion Date November 2026
Last Updated On November 2021
ProjectId (Old, New) 47568, 297618


Saudi Aramco is planning to undertake the construction of a gas processing plant as a part of the Commercialisation of Unconventional Resources Jafurah Gas Plant in Saudi Arabia.

The current profile includes package 2.

The US$1500 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of two gas separation trains with the capacity of 1100mmscfd

a. Installation of inlet gas slug catcher

b. Installation of inlet condensate separator

c. Installation of coalescer feed pumps

2. Construction of 3 booster compressors units

3. Construction of 2 acid gas removal (AGRU) with the capacity of 568mmscfd each

4. Construction of 2 hydrocarbon condensate stabilization units with the capacity of 74mbd (raw condensate)

5. Construction of mercury removal & gas dehydration unit with the processing capacity of 523mmscfd (sweet gas)

6. Construction of gas dehydration unit with the processing capacity of 528mmscfd

7. Construction of 2 natural gas liquids (NGL) units with the capacity of 523mmscfd each (Sweet gas)

8. Construction 2 sales gas compression unit with the capacity of 233mmscfd

9. Construction of 8 associated buildings

a. Construction of emergency diesel generator building

b. Construction of process interface building

c. Construction of chemical storage shelter

d. Construction of OME building and sub-stations

10. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

29 November 2021

Samsung Engineering has been appointed as the main contractor on the project.

14 November 2021

Samsung Engineering has emerged as the lowest bidder on the project. (Source: MEED)

07 November 2021

The main contract tender is still under evaluation.

16 September 2021

The main contract tender is not yet awarded.

18 July 2021

The following companies have submitted the main contract bids for the project: A joint venture of Hyundai E&C and Hyundai Engineering, a joint venture of Saipem and Siirtec Nigi, Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering, and Technip. (Source: MEED)

08 July 2021

The client has asked the contractors to resubmit the main contract bids and Samsung Engineering is likely to submit the bids.

19 May 2021

The client has revived the project and the contractors are seeking for bid validity extension till the end of September 2021.

10 August 2020

The project is expected to be awarded by December 2020 as the client has asked the contractor's for bid validity till the end of 2020.

09 April 2020

Samsung Engineering has been emerged as the preferred bidder and the contract is expected to be awarded by December 2020. (Source: MEED)

22 January 2020

The bid evaluation is underway and Samsung Engineering has emerged as the lowest bidder. A consortium of Hyundai E&C and Hyundai Engineering, Saipem, L&T and Technip are the second, third, fourth and fifth lowest bidders respectively.

13 January 2020

The bid submission has taken place and the following five companies have submitted the bids: A consortium of Hyundai E&C and Hyundai Engineering, L&T Hydrocarbons, Saipem, Samsung Engineering and Technip FMC.

22 October 2019

Wood Group is working as the Project Management Consultant (PMC) and the project is expected to be commissioned by 2023.

25 July 2019

PQ submission has taken place and the following companies have submitted the PQ documents: JGC Corporation, L&T Hydrocarbons, Tecnicas Reunidas, Saipem, McDermott International, Hyundai E&C.

30 May 2019

The SOI has been issued and Wood Group is working as the FEED contractor for the project.