(EnergyAsia, March 31) — Shaw Stone & Webster unit has been selected by Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (GASCO) to provide project management consultancy services for the front end engineering stage of GASCO’s Offshore Associated Gas Project (OAG). Shaw Stone & Webster is a unit of New York-listed The Shaw Group Inc.


The amount of the project management consultancy services contract was not disclosed.

The Shaw Group Inc said the project, estimated to cost approximately $550 million, would increase the capture of offshore associated gases by 200 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd), and provide pipeline capability to transport 470MMCFD of associated gas to mainland Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.


J. M. Bernhard, Jr., chairman and CEO of Shaw, said: “The GASCO project further strengthens Shaw’s position as a leading provider of technology and professional engineering services in the rapidly developing Middle East process market. We are pleased to work with this highly valued client once again, particularly on such a fast-track and notable project.”


The Shaw Group Inc. is a leading global provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation, and facilities management services for energy, process, power, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets.


Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Shaw has revenues of more than $3 billion and employs 18,000 people at its offices and operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.