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Al Hassan Engineering wins MEED Quality Award for 'Oil & Gas Project' of the year 2013 (01 Jun 2014)

Al Hassan Engineering Co. SAOG (AHEC), one of Oman’s leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors has received the prestigious MEED Quality Awards as a National Winner- Oman for the Saih Nihayda Depletion Compression (SNDC) project in the Oil & Gas project of the year’ category at a glittering ceremony held in Dubai recently.

Commenting on the award, Mr. Maqbool Ali Salman, MD, Al Hassan Group said, "Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) awarded the SNDC Phase-1 Project to GS Engineering & Construction (GSE&C) on an EPC basis. Given our track record and our past association with GSE&C, Al Hassan was chosen as the main sub-contractor for executing works at SNDC that included the installation of temporary Facilities, Civil & Building, construction of 132kv OHL & Switchyard, Electrical & Instrumentation and Painting & Insulation. It has been designed to be inserted into the process line-up of the existing SNGP downstream to increase export gas capacity and to meet Oman's gas demand for the future. Our close cooperation with PDO and GS E&C was instrumental to us winning the award."

We are delighted to receive the prestigious MEED Quality Awards for projects 2013 for SNDC as it further underlines our position and reputation as one of the Sultanate’s leading local contractors in the delivery of quality construction solutions .

"The National Winners of all the GCC countries deserve the highest commendations for completing projects which will have a tremendous impact on the continued development of the region," said Edmund O'Sullivan, chairman of the judging panel.

Al Hassan Engineering has won the National award-Oman consecutively since the last couple of years for different projects in categories like – ‘Power and Water Desalination’ and ‘Oil and Gas’. MEED Quality Awards for Projects are designed to recognize and reward best practices in construction projects throughout the GCC region. These merit-based awards are judged by professional and independent members of the GCC engineering community, coming from the Gulf Engineering Forum and the Society of Engineers within each GCC nation. Five factors evaluated in the delivery of the project include economic and social feasibility; architecture and design; engineering; construction procurement and project management; environmental impact and sustainable development.

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