Penspen and project partner JQEC awarded construction supervision contract

Source: press release, 8 April 2019

Penspen has been providing engineering, project management, asset management and integrity services to the oil and gas industry worldwide for 65 years
Penspen has been providing engineering, project management, asset management and integrity services to the oil and gas industry worldwide for 65 years (photo: Penspen)

Penspen, a global provider of engineering and project management services to the energy industry and Jassim Qabazard Engineering Consultants (JQEC), a Kuwaiti multidisciplinary architectural and engineering consulting company, have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW), Government of Kuwait for supervision services of five power stations in the country.

The project management consultancy contract, signed in March 2019, will be valid for a duration of 3 years. Penspen’s team will be responsible for the management and administration of the procurement and construction contractors for the following MEW power stations: Doha West Power Station, Suwaikh Power Station, Sabiya Power Station, Az Zour Power Station, and Al Kheiran Power Station.

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 says, “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 JQEC’s local knowledge will help in achieving MEW’s objectives through successful project execution.