Samsung Engineering signs US$1.85bn Saudi Aramco gas project in Saudi Arabia

Hawiyah Gas PlantSamsung Engineering, an engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) company, has signed a US$1.85bn contract for the Saudi Aramco HUGRS (Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage) project

The project is located at Hawiyah 260km east of Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh and includes gas injection facility of 1,500 mmscfd a gas reprocessing facility of 2,000 mmscfd.

It is a project to introduce surplus sales gas into existing well during winter and can reproduce gas into match an increase in gas demand in the summer, due to regional characteristics. Samsung Engineering will execute the whole engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) process and expects the Aramco HUGRS to be completed in 2023.

The scope of work includes gas injection facility with booster compressors and injection compressors, gas reproduction facility with reproduction compressors and slug catchers as well as utilities and offsite facilities.

Samsung Engineering said it is confident in the success of this project, based on its rich local experience in Saudi Arabia and its strong partnership with the client. Since its first entry into Saudi Arabia in 2003, Samsung Engineering has carried out more than 30 projects worth about US$15bn, half of which are Aramco projects.

Samsung Engineering’s President and CEO Sungan Choi stated, “Continuing to provide safe and quality projects, Samsung Engineering will ensure that this project will leave a mark in Saudi Arabia and will lead to build on our position in the Middle East overall.”

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