Yokohama, Japan – JGC Corporation announced today that it has received Award Notification to build the gas processing facilities for the Barzan Onshore Project in Qatar. The Barzan Project is managed by RasGas Company Limited, which is a Qatari company owned by Qatar Petroleum (70%) and an affiliate of ExxonMobil (30%).
The Barzan Onshore Project, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City 80 kilometers north of Doha, calls for the engineering, procurement, construction of the gas processing facilities including Gas Processing Unit, Sulphur Recovery Unit and NGL Recovery Unit to produce methane, ethane, propane, butane and condensate.
The lump-sum turnkey basis contract is a multi-billion US dollar EPC contract. Upon completion, the Project will contribute to meeting the increasing demand for gas in Qatar as fuel for power generation, refineries and petrochemicals industries.
JGC has a long track record of achievements in the construction of gas processing plants, LNG plants, petrochemical plants and Gas to Liquids plants in Qatar and it is envisaged that the contract for this project will help build closer ties with Qatar.
Drawing on its strong background in the global execution of both hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon related projects, with annual sales turnover of approximately $5 billion, JGC is currently executing projects in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Algeria, Australia and other countries.