Canadian companies to operate Oman pipeline system

Oman Gas Co. has awarded a consortium of two Canadian companies a 5-year contract to operate and maintain the Omani gas transmission system, which includes an existing 800-km pipeline and two lines under construction totaling 1,000 km.

May 30th, 2001


By the OGJ Online Staff

HOUSTON, May 30 -- Oman Gas Co. has awarded a consortium of two Canadian companies a 5-year contract to operate and maintain the Omani gas transmission system.

Enbridge Technology Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc., Calgary, and BC Gas International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BC Gas Inc., Vancouver, will operate the system, which includes an existing 800-km pipeline and two lines totaling 1,000 km that are under construction.

Canadian Energy Services LLC, a newly formed joint venture of Enbridge Technology, BC Gas International, and OHI Petroleum & Energy Services LLC, has established headquarters in Muscat.

Mel F. Belich, Chairman of Enbridge Technology Inc., said "We ... look forward to furthering our strong working relationships in Oman, and pursuing other opportunities in the area, including possible investments in pipelines and related energy infrastructure."

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