AMEC (www.amec.com), an international project management and services company, has been awarded a five-year consultancy and engineering services contract by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (www.knpc.com), covering upgrades, refurbishment, and modifications on Kuwait’s three existing refineries. The contract is worth approximately £41.9 million ($56.71 million).

Starting immediately, the work covers provision of services management, engineering services, including concept/basic design, process, and general engineering covering the complete refineries activities. Work also involves project and construction management services and technical assistance both inside and outside Kuwait. This contract will be serviced from AMEC’s engineering offices in London; significant support will also be provided by AMEC’s in-country Kuwait Engineering Services group (KES).