Saudi Aramco - Dew Point Control System (DPCU) at Abqaiq NGL Plant

General Information
Owner Saudi Aramco
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Abqaiq, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Gas, Downstream, Gas Processing Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 4
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 500
Net Value $500m
Award Date October 2021
Completion Date December 2024
Last Updated On October 2021
ProjectId (Old, New) 338499, 338499


Saudi Aramco is planning to undertake the development of the Dew Point Control System (DPCU) at the Abqaiq NGL plant in Saudi Arabia.

The US$620 million project includes the following:

1. Installation of dew point control system

2. Construction of inlet facilities

3. Construction of dehydration facilities

4. Laying of inter-connecting pipelines

5. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

31 October 2021

The detailed engineering works are expected to commence in November 2021 and subcontractors are yet to be appointed.

27 October 2021

JGC Corporation has been appointed as the main contractor. (Source: MEED)

15 September 2021

JGC Corporation has emerged as the frontrunner. (Source: MEED)

06 September 2021

The owner company, Saudi Aramco has sought bid validity extensions until October-end, hence, the project is most likely to be awarded in the last quarter of 2021.

25 July 2021

Main Contract bids are under evaluation (Source: MEED)

15 June 2021

The main contract bids are under evaluation and is expected to be awarded by October 2021. (Source: MEED)

25 May 2021

The main contract bids are still under evaluation.

27 April 2021

This is the first project tender to be issued by Aramco to the [newly formed] onshore long-term agreement pool of contractors. (Source: MEED)

15 April 2021

The main contract bids are under evaluation and the bidders are JGC Corporation, Saipem SpA, Technip and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd.

17 February 2021

The bid submission date has been further extended to March 31, 2021.

27 January 2021

The commercial bids submission is due on February 18, 2021, and Saipem, JGC Corporation, Hyundai E&C, GS Engineering, and Technip are the PQ shortlisted companies.