Saudi Aramco lets contract for Khurais field development

Saudi Aramco let a front-end engineering and project-management services contract to Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd. for full development of supergiant Khurais oil and gas field in Saudi Arabia.The field is to produce 1.2 million b/d of Arabian light crude by 2009 as part of Aramco’s program to raise production capacity from 10.5 million b/d at present to 12 million b/d by 2009 (OGJ, July 11, 2005, p. 22). Click here to enlarge imageThe contract, the terms of which were not disclosed, commits Foster Wheeler to build a grassroots central processing facility at Khurais. It also covers upgrading support facilities at the Ju’aymah gas plant and constructing interfield pipelines and fa...

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