KUWAIT - DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF WAFRA - MINA SAUD CRUDE OIL PIPELINE

Tekfen Job No:

203

Location:

Wafra - Mina Saud, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

Client:

Kuwait Oil Company - Saudi Arabian Texaco Inc. (Joint Operations)

Contractor:

Tekfen Construction and Installation Co., Inc.

Tekfen Portion:

100%

Commencement:

05/05/1996

Completion:

26/01/1997

Wafra Oil Field is situated at the neutral zone between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. The facilities of Saudi Arabian Texaco at Mina Saud are accepted to lie on the Saudi Arabian soil.

The aim of the project is to transport the crude oil from the Main Storage / Tankage Center at Wafra (also constructed by Tekfen) to the facilities of Saudi Arabian Texaco at Mina Saud.

The project consists of design and construction of 20 x 50 km steel crude oil pipeline and laying of 53 km optical fiber cable between Wafra and Mina Saud. 16 road crossings with a total length of 370 m, various hot-tap operations and control room modification were also included in the project scope.

The project was part of the joint operations of Kuwait Oil Company / KOC and Saudi Arabian Texaco Inc.

Tekfen successfully delivered the project within schedule and complying with the highest international standards.