Italy’s Saipem has been awarded a $510mn contract to expand Abu Dhabi’s Shah Sour Gas Plant to 1.45bn cfd by 2023. Shah is operated by the Adnoc Sour Gas (ASG – formerly Al Hosn) JV of Adnoc (60%) and US independent Occidental (Oxy: 40%) and can currently handle 1.28bn cfd of ultra-sour gas.

The expansion is in line with the timeframe stated by Oxy earlier this year (MEES, 26 February). Shah is located 120km southwest of Abu Dhabi city in a remote area close to the Saudi border. (CONTINUED - 905 WORDS)