Canada’s SNC-Lavalin has, through its subsidiary Qatar Kentz, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded a four-year multi-million-dollar call-off contract, with a possible two-year extension, by Qatar Shell for its Pearl Gas-To-Liquids (GTL) onshore and offshore facilities in Qatar.
As EPCM and construction contractor for onshore and offshore Pearl GTL facilities, Kentz will manage the EPCM work for all services related to plant changes, as well as minor, base and medium projects. This will include project management, engineering and specialist studies, procurement and logistics, construction and commissioning management, and the execution of construction works.
Located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Pearl GTL is the world’s largest source of GTL products, capable of producing 140,000 barrels of GTL products each day. The plant also produces 120,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids and ethane.
The new phase of the project will allow Qatar Shell to continue to enhance local development.
The project award follows the acquisition of Kentz by SNC-Lavalin on August 22, 2014. The acquisition of one of the world’s top oil and gas service providers has transformed SNC-Lavalin’s capabilities in the sector, creating a group of approximately 20,000 high-caliber employees with end-to-end expertise for large and complex projects. SNC-Lavalin and Kentz are now combining their industry leading capabilities for the direct benefit of clients.
“We are thrilled to have an opportunity to strengthen our excellent relationship with Qatar Shell, which began with our first contract for Pearl several years ago,” said Christian Brown, President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. “This is a highly strategic contract for us since we will be providing complete EPCM services to our client as needed for at least four years.”