MONTREAL, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a General Engineering Services Contract by Khafji Joint Operations (KJO), a joint venture between the Aramco Gulf Operations Company (AGOC) and the Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC). The five-year contract will see SNC-Lavalin carry out a range of front-end studies, perform preliminary and detailed engineering, and provide procurement and construction management support for onshore and offshore hydrocarbon and industrial projects.
The contract will be carried out from SNC-Lavalin's office in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, and at the company's office in London, UK.
"We're very pleased to secure this contract, which further extends our hydrocarbon footprint with Aramco and provides a first opportunity to work with the Kuwait Gulf Oil Company," said Ric Sorbo, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. "Our track record in the offshore upstream sector was a key reason for this success."
SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in
the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure, and in
the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911,
SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries
around the world, and is currently working in some 100 countries.