Saudi Aramco - Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion

General Information
Owner Saudi Aramco
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Saudi Arabia
Status --
Sector Gas, Downstream, Gas Processing Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 16
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $1946m
Award Date August 2023
Completion Date November 2027
Last Updated On April 2024
ProjectId (Old, New) 408454, 408454


Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) is undertaking the construction of a gas processing plant in eastern Saudi Arabia.

The project will expand the output potential of the Fadhili gas plant by 1.3 billion cf/d of sour non-associated offshore gas which will produce 900 billion cf/d of sales gas as well as 2,000 tonnes a day of sulphur.

The project is expected to increase the Fadhili gas plant’s processing capacity from 2.5 billion cubic feet a day (cf/d) to up to 4 billion cf/d.

The US$10150 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of raw gas inlet and processing facilities

2. Construction of natural gas liquids (NGL) fractional unit

3. Construction of gas oil separation unit

4. Construction of sour water stripper unit

5. Construction of mono ethylene glycerol regeneration unit

6. Construction of new feed inlet area

7. Construction of triethylene glycerol dehydration unit

8. Construction of sulphur recovery unit

9. Construction of dedicated co-generation power plant

10. Construction of a residential camp

11. Construction of industrial support facilities

12. Construction of related facilities

13. Laying of Fadhili downstream pipelines

Second Section

03 April 2024

Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Sulphur Recovery Units Package II: GS Engineering & Construction Company have been awarded as the main contractor for the project. Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Early Civil Works Package III: Nesma and Partners have been appointed as the main contractor for the project. (Source: MEED)

29 March 2024

Sulphur Recovery Units Package 2: GS Engineering & Construction Company is the Frontrunner for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works.

20 March 2024

Package 1 & Package 4: Samsung Engineering has been awarded as the main contractor.

06 February 2024

Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Downstream Sales Gas Pipeline, Onshore Pipeline Package, Gas Processing Plant Package 1, Sulphur Recovery Units Package 2, Utilities and Offsites Package 4, Early Civil Works Package 3: The main contract is yet to be awarded.

29 January 2024

Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Onshore Pipeline Package and Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Downstream Sales Gas Pipeline: The main contract is yet to be awarded. The main contract bids are submitted. The following companies have submitted the bids: GS Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, JGC Gulf International and Samsung Engineering.

03 January 2024

The main contract tender is not yet awarded on the project and is expected to be awarded by the first quarter of 2024.

24 November 2023

Package 1 – Gas processing plant expansion, Package 2 – Sulphur recovery units (SRUs), Package 3 – Early civil works, Package 4 – Utilities and offsite: The main contract is expected to be awarded by next year. (Source: MEED)

08 November 2023

Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Gas Processing Plant Package I, Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Sulphur Recovery Units Package II & Fadhili Gas Plant Expansion: Utilities and Offsites Package IV: The main contract bids are under evaluation and the award date is unknown at this juncture. JGC Corporation have submitted the bids for the project.

19 October 2023

The main contract bids for packages 3, and 4 are submitted. The following companies have submitted the bids: GS Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, JGC Gulf International and Samsung Engineering. (Source: MEED)

09 October 2023

The main contract bids are submitted for packages 1 and 2. The following companies have submitted the bids: GS Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, JGC Gulf International and Samsung Engineering.

08 September 2023

The main contract bids submission date for Packages 1, and 2 is extended till September 10 and October 14, 2023 for Packages 3,4. The following companies are participating: GS Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, JGC Gulf International and Samsung Engineering. (Source: MEED)

07 August 2023

Site Preparation: Mofarreh Alharbi & Partners Co has been appointed as the main contractor for the project.

04 August 2023

The main contract bids submission date for Package 1, 2 has been extended till August 31,2023 and Package 3,4 has been extended till September 10, 2023. (Source: MEED)

19 May 2023

The main contract tender has been issued for the project and the commercial bid submission deadline is on July 15, 2023. KBR has executed the FEED works on the project. (Source: MEED)