Saudi Aramco - Zuluf Oil Field Development

General Information
Owner Saudi Aramco
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Oil, Upstream, Oil Extraction
Contract Type Build
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $20m
Award Date December 2021
Completion Date December 2025
Last Updated On October 2021
ProjectId (Old, New) 343611, 343611


Saudi Aramco is planning the development of the Zuluf Oil Field in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, approximately 260 km north of Dhahran, approximately 2 km east of the New Tanajib Gas Plant, and 6 km west of Tanajib Airport.

The grassroots onshore central processing facilities will process 600 MBCD of Arab Heavy(AH) crude oil from the Zuluf offshore field and the ZCPF will include in-plant facilities for the treatment and subsequent supply of 3.079 MMBWD of Jaladi aquifer water injection into the Zuluf reservoir.

The US$9,100 million project includes the following:

A. Onshore

1. Construction of Hydrocarbons Processing Facilities (Package 01)

2. Construction of Utilities, Water Treatment & Injection Facilities (Package 02)

3. Laying of pipelines

4. Civil & Infrastructure works

5. Construction of associated facilities

B. Offshore

1. Construction and installation of Trunk Lines (CRPO 79)

2. Construction of Water Injection Facilities (CRPO 80)

3. Construction of Water Injection Facilities (CRPO 81)

4. Construction of Oil Gathering Centres (CRPO 82)

5. Construction of Oil Gathering Centres (CRPO 83)

Second Section

19 October 2021

Amongst others Saipem, L&T, NPCC, McDermott and Hyundai Heavy Industries have submitted commercial bids on Zuluf Oil Field Development: Offshore (CRPO-79-83). We are in the process of identifying the other bidder companies.

11 October 2021

The main contract tender has been submitted for Industrial Support Facilities (ISF) Package and Al Yamama company is one of the bidders.

28 September 2021

The commercial bids for Offshore Packages: CRPOs 79, 80, 81, 82, 83 have been submitted and we are in the process of identifying the bidders. (Source: MEED)

19 September 2021

The technical bid submission deadline has been extended from September 11, 2021 to October 24, 2021 and the commercial bid submission deadline has been extended from September 25, 2021 to October 31, 2021 on Onshore Package 1 & 2. (Source: MEED)

08 September 2021

The technical bids have been submitted for CRPOs 79, 80, 81, 82, 83 however the commercial bid submission date has been extended from September 12, 2021, to September 19, 2021. (Source: MEED)

22 August 2021

The deadline for technical bid submission for Offshore Packages CRPOs 79, 80, 81, 82, 83 has been extended from August 22, 2021 till August 25, 2021 and commercial bid submission has been extended till September 12, 2021. (Source: MEED)

01 August 2021

The main contract bid submission deadline for Offshore Packages CRPOs 79, 80, 81, 82, 83 has been extended from July 31, 2021 to August 22, 2021. (Source: MEED)

01 July 2021

The main contract bid submission deadline for Onshore Package 1 & 2 has been extended to September 2, 2021 and the main contract bid submission deadline for Offshore Packages CRPOs 79, 80, 81, 82, 83 has been extended to July 31, 2021. (Source: MEED)

07 June 2021

The following companies are preparing to bid for Zuluf Oil Field Development: Onshore: Package 1 and 2: Saipem, Hyundai E&C, Larsen & Toubro, SEPCO, and Tecnicas Reunidas.

18 April 2021

The main contract tender for Onshore Package 1 & 2 has been issued with the bid submission due on July 21, 2021 and it is expected to be awarded by December 2021 and the main contract tender for all the Offshore Packages has been issued on March 30, 2021 with the bid submission due on June 30, 2021 and it has been issued to the contractors under the offshore LTA pool of ARAMCO. (Source: MEED)

21 March 2021

The main contract tender for Temporary Construction Facility and Early Works Package has been re-issued and the submission deadline is yet unknown.

04 November 2020

The tender has been cancelled for Early Works Package and Temporary Construction Facility.

13 August 2020

The PQ submission has taken place on August 12, 2020 for Package-1 & 2 and JGC Corporation, Saipem, Tecnicas Reunidas, Hyundai E&C, Samsung E&C, POSCO E&C amongst the few other's have submitted the PQ documents.

15 July 2020

The main contract bids for the Early Works Package and Temporary Construction Facility are under evaluation.

10 May 2020

The bid submission date has been further extended to June 30, 2020 on Early works and TCF package.

10 February 2020

SOI has been re-issued with the submission due on February 16, 2020 on onshore package-1 & 2 and the ITB is expected to be issued in March 2020 with the submission due in July 2020. The contract is expected to be awarded by December 2020.

11 March 2019

The solicitation of interest has been issued for onshore packages 1, 2 & 3.