Fluor Awarded FEED Contract for Qatar Petroleum / Shell Al-Karaana
IRVING, Texas -- March 6, 2013
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has been awarded a
front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by Qatar Petroleum (QP) and
Shell Global Solutions for a proposed grassroots petrochemical project located
in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar. Fluor will book the undisclosed contract
value into backlog in the first quarter of 2013.
“Fluor is focused on continuing our long-term relationship with both QP and
Shell, and we are pleased to have been selected to perform the FEED stage of
this project, which could become the cornerstone of future petrochemical
development projects planned for Qatar,” said Peter Oosterveer, president of
Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals Group. “The Middle East is an extremely important
region for Fluor, and we are honored that QP and Shell have selected our
experienced petrochemical team for this project.”
The potential scope of the Al-Karaana petrochemical project includes a
mix-feed steam cracker, two train monoethylene glycol units, linear alpha
olefins and oxo alcohol units, and required utilities, infrastructure and
offsites. Fluor will lead the FEED project execution from its Haarlem, the
Netherlands, office with support from other global Fluor locations.
About Fluor Corporation
For more than 100 years, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) has partnered with its
clients to design, build and maintain many of the world's most challenging and
complex capital projects. Through its global network of offices on six
continents, more than 40,000 employees provide comprehensive capabilities and
world-class expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction,
commissioning, fabrication, operations, maintenance and project management.
Today, the company serves a global client base in the energy, chemicals,
government, industrial, infrastructure, operations & maintenance,
manufacturing & life sciences, mining, power and transportation sectors.
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 124 on the FORTUNE 500 list and
had revenue of $27.6 billion in 2012. For more information visit
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