London, UK,
17
May
2016
|
08:00
Europe/London

Amec Foster Wheeler awarded Kenyan oil terminal contract

Newsfacts:
  • Project management consultancy contract for Kipevu Oil Terminal in Mombasa, Kenya
  • Provide technical support and expertise for relocation and expansion

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a project management consultancy contract by consultancy company NIRAS to support the next stages in the development of a Kenya Ports Authority project for the offshore relocation and expansion of the Kipevu Oil Terminal (KOT) in Mombasa, Kenya.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s scope of work is to provide technical support and expertise to NIRAS for the development of an engineering, procurement and construction tender package and the evaluation of tenders. Amec Foster Wheeler previously supported NIRAS with the preliminary design stage for KOT.

​Roberto Penno, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe business
The relocation of the Kipevu Oil Terminal is an exciting and innovative project for Kenya Ports Authority. Having been involved in the initial design stage, we are pleased to take this project forward as it will add greatly to the port’s capacity.
​Roberto Penno, Group President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe business
Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

 

Employing around 40,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

 

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

 

 

Kipevu Oil Terminal (KOT) in Mombasa, Kenya, will be relocated to a site adjacent to Mombasa port berth 16 and 17 and overlooking the naval base in Mtongwe.

 

KOT presently handles more than 90% of the country’s imports as well as transit products for Uganda, northern Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Eastern DRC and South Sudan.

 

Refined petroleum products are offloaded at KOT and transferred to the Kipevu Oil Storage Facility in the coastal town.

 

 

NIRAS is an international, multidisciplinary consultancy company with over 1400 employees located in offices in Europe, Asia and Africa.

 

It provides impartial consultancy in a variety of fields such as construction and infrastructure, public utilities, environmental and natural resources, climate change and energy, planning, and development consulting.

 

 

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