LukOil awards West Qurna-2 contract to WorleyParsons

oil in the desertWorleyParsons CEO Andrew Wood he was pleased the firm would continue its involvement in the development of Iraq's oil and gas infrastructure. (Image source: Philippe Leroyer)WorleyParsons has been selected by LukOil Mid-East to provide project management services to its West Qurna-2 oil field development project in Iraq

The three-year contract will see the firm provide project management, technical and construction supervision personnel to support EPC activities at the field in the south of the country.

WorleyParsons CEO Andrew Wood remarked: "We appreciate the significance of the West Qurna-2 development to the sustainability of the Iraqi economy and will work closely with LukOil to create the maximum value over the lifetime of the field.

"We are pleased to be able to continue our involvement in the development of Iraq's oil and gas infrastructure," he added.

The contract will also see the Australia-based professional services firm develop a Project Management System to manage and control the project during its execution from design engineering through to commissioning, and will cover utilities such as central processing facilities, gas treatment facilities and produced water treatment.

The firm will execute the contract, from which it expected to raise US$82mn in revenue, from its offices in the UAE and Iraq.

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