Oilfield services firm Petrofac has today announced the award of a £30 million deal by Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) for a project in the United Arab Emirates.
The contract, to provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC), will be handledUnited Arab by Petrofac’s engineering and production services division (EPS).
London-headquartered Petrofac claimed that the deal was part of its strategy to secure smaller greenfield and brownfield EPC projects.
Petrofac, who has a number of Scottish bases, has a global headcount of around 11,250.
It currently employs about 700 people in Aberdeen, and about 2,000 offshore in the UK North Sea.
Mani Rajapathy, managing director, EPS East, said: “We are delighted to be awarded this contract by Sharjah National Oil Corporation, a longstanding Petrofac client that we have worked with successfully for many years.
“The award is important strategically as EPS looks to develop its track record in smaller greenfield and brownfield EPC projects.
“It also leverages Petrofac’s best-in-class expertise and experience in upstream gas and represents another win in one of our core markets of Sharjah and the UAE.
“We look forward to delivering a safe and successful project for SNOC.”