Bapco signs turbine deal with Technip
French firm wins US $63.5mn deal to install 2 10MW turbines
By Kevin Baxter
The state-owned Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) has signed a engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract worth a total of US$63.4 million with Technip France - Abu Dhabi for the installation of new two 10 megawatts steam turbo-generators as well as the housing and substation.
"This project marks a significant step towards improving the reliability and operability of the power generation system in the refinery and other facilities," Oil and Gas Affairs Minister and Bapco chairman Dr Abdulhussain Mirza said.
"The programme addresses projects being developed under the Refinery Master Plan, and in its search for new business and investment opportunities," he added.
The project has a total value of $95 million and work will begin from October 20.