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‘Contract awarded for 3 years of engineering services in Iraq by TotalEnergies’

by Dubaiforum

Wood, a leading global consulting and engineering company, has secured a new million contract from TotalEnergies in Iraq. The three-year contract will see Wood providing front-end engineering design (FEED), detailed design, procurement support, and construction and commissioning assistance for the first phase of the Associated Gas Upstream Project, which is part of the Gas Growth Integrated Project (GGIP) in Southern Iraq.

The GGIP aims to recover gas currently being flared in the Basra region to supply power generation plants. Additionally, the project includes the construction of a seawater treatment unit and a 1GW solar power plant. Shaun Dewar, Senior Vice President of Operations, Middle East and Africa at Wood, expressed pride in supporting TotalEnergies on this project, highlighting their mutual commitment to secure and sustainable energy supply. Dewar emphasized Wood’s track record of delivering excellence in engineering and consulting services in the region.

The project is expected to enhance environmental sustainability through emissions reduction efforts. As part of the agreement, Wood will also invest in local employment and skills development in the Basra region. The contract will be executed by Wood’s teams in Basra and Dubai, leading to the creation of 100 new positions. Currently, Wood employs over 1,300 people in Iraq and the UAE. This contract underscores Wood’s reputation for excellence and commitment to sustainable energy solutions.

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