Phase: Execution
Country: Saudi Arabia
Owner/Operator(s): Saudi Arabian Oil Co.
Categories: Offshore Field Development (Drilling-Subsea)
Type: Gas Field
Updated: 24 Sep 2012

Project Description

The development of the Arabiyah and Hasbah fields is part of Al Wasit Gas Program. The fields are located approximately 150 kilometres northeast of Jubail industrial city, in the Arabian Gulf.

The Wasit Gas Program will construct an onshore greenfield Central Processing Facility (CPF) capable of processing 2.5 billion scfd of gas from the Arabiyah/Hasbah offshore fields and produce approximately 1.75 billion scfd of sales gas to meet market needs for local feedstock and support the national economy. Production start-up is scheduled for 2014.

Engineering and Construction

Saudi Aramco awarded the EPIC contract to Saipem to complete development of the two fields encompasses the engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of a total of 12 wellhead platforms, 2 tie-in platforms and 1 injection platform, besides to a 36 inches 260-kilometres-long export trunkline and approximately 200 kilometres of mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) pipelines, 200 kilometres of subsea electric and control cables and 40 kilometres of offshore flowlines. The scope of work also includes the shore approaches and about 120 kilometres of onshore pipelines.

SNC Lavalin were awarded the FEED contract for the Wasit Gas Development Program.

Project Location


Arabiyah-Hasbah Offshore Fields News

Saipem has been awarded new E&C Offshore contracts worth in excess of $2.2 billion.

SOURCE: Saipem | 09 March 2011

In Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco awarded the EPIC contract, in the framework of the Al Wasit Gas Program, encompassing the offshore development of the Arabiyah and Hasbah fields, located approximately 150 kilometres northeast of Jubail industrial city, in the Arabian Gulf.

Saudi Aramco awards EPC Contracts for the Wasit Gas Project

SOURCE: EPC Engineer Staff | 28 January 2011

The Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) has selected SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd and SAMSUNG Engineering Ltd based in Seoul to carry out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the Onshore Facilties of the Wasit Gas Project.