Mubasher: SNC-Lavalin on Sunday announced that it has won a contract for project support services with LUKOIL Mid-East for the second phase of West Qurna oil field in Iraq.
“We continue to build on our long-term relationship with LUKOIL and to help them realize their projects successfully,” Christian Brown, president of SNC-Lavalin, commented.
Brown noted that the Montreal-based company has worked with national and international oil companies in the Middle East, according to SNC-Lavalin’s statement.
The contract entails the provision of engineering, design activities and project support services for the development of both the Mishrif and Yamama formations of the West Qurna 2 oil field.
Moreover, SNC-Lavalin will provide training and continued professional development for local Iraqi professionals, the statement showed.
“The project will be executed in country at the West Qurna phase 2 oil field, as well as from the UAE,” it highlighted.
It is worth noting that the West Qurna Phase 2 oil field is located in the southern part of Iraq, 65 kilometers north-west of Basra, and it is one of the world's largest fields.
It is split into three main phases, two phases for the Mishrif formation and one for the Yamama formation.
The company did not give further details concerning the contract’s cost.