Name of client : Kuwait Oil Company (KOC)

Estimated budget : $845,000,000

Facility type : Pipeline

Sector : Oil pipeline

Status : Construction

Location : Ahmadi

FEED : Fluor Corporation

Main contractor : Saipem

Award date : Q3-2017


The project is Kuwait Oil Company’s scheme to install crude oil feed-stock pipelines as part of Kuwait’s $15-billion new refinery project.

Project Status

As of August 2020, the project construction is still ongoing with commissioning scheduled for 2021. In January 2019, engineering works were completed and the civil construction works started. The project completion rate stands at 22 per cent.

Project Scope

The project scope includes construction of 250 km of oil feed-stock pipelines that will serve the planned 615,00 barrels per day greenfield Al Zour new refinery in southern Kuwait. The feed-stock pipelines will connect the South Tank Farms with the Al-Zour new refinery.

Project Finance

Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) is the client of the project.

Project Schedules

Feasibility Study 1Q-2014

EPC ITB 2Q-2014

EPC ITB 1Q-2017

Engineering & Procurement 3Q-2017

Construction 1Q-2019

Commissioning 2Q-2021

Completion 3Q-2021