India-listed L&T Construction bags contracts in Kuwait, Oman, Egypt

Published: 9 April 2020 - 11:45 a.m.
India-based Larsen & Tourbo’s power and transmission distribution business, a part of its subsidiary, L&T Construction, has secured 'major' contracts for projects in Kuwait, Oman, and Egypt in the Middle East.

A major contract is classified as the one valued between $655.4m to $917.6m.

In Kuwait, the contracting heavyweight has been awarded a contract to upgrade substations and related power facilities in Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) Mina Al Ahmadi oil refinery. L&T Construction will use the latest technology to revamp the network of distribution substations to increase the reliability of power supply and facilitate expansion for the refinery.

Simultaneously, in Oman the contractor has secured an order for a 400 kV grid station that will connect existing grid in the South and North with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) area. This will serve as an important element in the Sultanate’s major transmission initiative.

Meanwhile, L&T Construction will design, supply, construct and commission a 220 kV gas insulated substation in Egypt. The contractor did not reveal the name of the company that has awarded this contract.

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