Nicosia, Oct 21 : Qatar Petroleum has awarded Punj Lloyd the engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning of the Strategic Gas Transmission Project, worth 800 million dollars.
The project includes the laying of 211 km of a 36-inch diameter pipeline with associated stations and infrastructure.
Punj Lloyd, a transnational a transnational company specializing in the energy and infrastructure sectors with operations in the Middle East, Africa, the Caspian, Asia Pacific and South Asia is expected to complete the work in Qatar in 32 months.
Atul Punj, Chairman, Punj Lloyd Group, told journalists that was the fourth EPC contract the company secured in Qatar, something which demonstrated the confidence of the client in Punj Lloyd Group's capability in executing large and challenging projects.
"The project will facilitate in meeting the power and water production growth of Qatar," he said.
Punj Lloyd has major presence in Qatar and is executing key EPC projects including the Doha Urban Pipeline Relocation and the Multi-Product Pipeline from Qatar Petroleum Refinery to Doha Depot for Qatar Petroleum, and fuel systems for the New Doha International Airport.