Mumbai, Jan 7 IBNS | 12 months ago

The Power Transmission & Distribution Business of L&T Construction, through its fully owned subsidiary L&T Saudi Arabia LLC, has bagged a major international EPC order in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco).


Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia LLC is one among multiple joint ventures of L&T in the high-growth market of Saudi Arabia.

This order has been secured for the construction of 55 km of 230kV Double Circuit Overhead Transmission line and Underground Cabling.

The purpose of this project is to replace the existing 115kV electrical power supply system by the new 230kV power system at the Abu Ali Plants to overcome existing electrical system deficiencies and to meet future electrical demand load required by Berri field to maintain the production at 250 MBCD and to support Karan and Arabiyah fields.

The scope involves detailed design, engineering, site investigation, survey, material procurement, transportation, installation, As-Built documentation, training, mechanical completion, Pre-Commissioning of the Onshore facilities associated with construction of 230kV Double circuits, overhead transmission lines/power cables from Wasit Cogeneration substation with associated gantries and transmission yards up to the beach transition yard at Khurasaniyah area and from Abu Ali Plant 230kV substation with associated gantries and transmission yards up to the beach transition yard at Abu Ali Island.

The project will be completed in 26 months.

On winning this major contract in Saudi Arabia, S N Subrahmanyan, Member of the Board and Sr. Executive Vice President, L&T, said, "With significant growth potential in oil production in the Kingdom, the winning of this order not only comes at a most opportune time but is also strategic from the point of view of L&T's capability to execute such projects in an extremely competitive environment."

(Posted on 07-01-2014)