(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat -
New York-listed McDermott International on Monday announced that it has won a sizeable contract for providing front-end engineering design (FEED) services for the Sohar liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering project in the sultanate jointly from Total Oman E & P Development and Oman Oil Company.
'This project is intended to establish Oman as a regional LNG bunkering hub capable of supplying LNG as a fuel to marine vessels,' said McDermott International in a statement.
'McDermott defines contracts between US$1mn and US$50mn as sizeable ones. The work on the project will begin immediately, and the contract award will be reflected in McDermott's second quarter 2019 backlog,' the statement said.
According to the statement, the scope of work during the FEED phase includes fully defining the onshore mid-scale LNG facilities and preparing a competitive tender for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning phase.
'This award is a reflection of McDermott's 60-year history of delivering innovative liquefied natural gas solutions worldwide, beginning with our tank storage solutions in the 1950s, to our liquefaction capabilities today,' said Linh Austin, senior vice president, Middle East and North Africa.