Engineering and construction firm Fluor has won a contract to provide project management contractor services for an oil-gas processing and petrochemical complex (OGPC) in Azerbaijan.
The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) owns the OGPC project, which has several interfaces between process units, utilitiesn offsite facilities and the new gas processing and petrochemical facilities.
The complex will be situated on a greenfield site 60km southwest of Baku.
Under the contract, Fluor will support SOCAR' in the selection and management of future contractors that will undertake detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of the gas processing facility.
It will also include front-end engineering design, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of the petrochemical plants including related offsite facilities.
Fluor will carry out the project from its UK office in Farnborough. The company said it will book the contract for an undisclosed value in the first quarter of 2015.
Fluor energy & chemicals business president for Europe, Africa and Middle East Taco de Haan said: "Fluor has demonstrated expertise in managing downstream megaprojects that will allow us to deliver the project on schedule while meeting safety, quality and cost objectives."