Qasr Gas Compression Project


Qasr Gas Compression Project

The Qasr gas condensate field is approximately 525km west of Cairo.

The gas field was discovered in 2003 and is one of the huge gas fields in the Western Desert, with production rates of 670 MMcfd and 30 million barrels of condensate.

Phase I (2005-2007) was lead by J.P. Kenny and Petrojet.

The contractors of the Phase II were Enppi, Petrofac, Petrojet and J.P. Kenny.

Phase III ot the Qasr Development Project will install new gas compressors to increase Qasr gas pressure. The conceptual study and Front-End Engineering Development (FEED) was completed by Genesis whilst the EPC is undertaken by Enppi and Petrojet.

Foster Wheeler (FW) subsidiaries provided project management consultancy (PMC) services in terms of staff and expertise to assist Apache Khalda in overseeing the FEED phase. They will then lead the management and administration of the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) phase of the project as part of a joint project management team with Apache Khalda.

FW, a Switzerland based company, has a talented workforce of 12,000 designing and constructing leading-edge processing facilities for the upstream )&G, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, mining and metals, environmental, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare industries.

Foster Wheeler has not disclosed the contract value which will be included in the first quarter 2013 bookings.

Dates: 2005- Mid 2015

Sources: Construction Week,, oilonline, pipelineandgasjournal and gulfoilandgas