Penspen, JQEC seal Kuwait power stations project deal

The project management consultancy contract will be valid for a duration of three years

  
Image used for illustrative purposes Construction worker is planning to build a power station.

Image used for illustrative purposes Construction worker is planning to build a power station.

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Penspen, a leading global provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry and its project partner Jassim Qabazard Engineering Consultants (JQEC) have been awarded a £12-million ($15.6 million) construction supervision contract for a power stations rehabilitation project in Kuwait.

As per the three-year contract inked with the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), both Penspen and JQEC, a Kuwaiti multidisciplinary architectural and engineering consulting company, will provide supervision services for five power stations in the country.

The project management consultancy contract will be valid for a duration of three years, said a statement from Penspen.

Penspen’s team will be responsible for the management and administration of the procurement and construction contractors for the Suwaikh; Sabiya; Doha West; Az Zour and Al Kheiran power stations.

The procurement and construction contractors’ scope includes residual engineering, detailed engineering (based on requirement), procurement and construction through to the commissioning stages of the power stations.

Penspen’s Executive Vice President (Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific) Neale Carter said: "We have already worked extensively with MEW for successful completion of the Phase I (detailed engineering) and are confident that our experience will help the company to deliver its objectives more efficiently. We look forward to a great working partnership."

Penspen and JQEC have come together for this specific project wherein Penspen’s global technical expertise and the Kuwati group's local knowledge will help in achieving MEW’s objectives through successful project execution, he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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