Foster Wheeler has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract by the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) for the Bab Field expansion and development of the Qusahwira Field in UAE.

Foster Wheeler’s primary role as PMC will be to manage the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) tendering and award process and the EPC execution phase on behalf of ADCO.

The contract value for the Bab Field expansion was included in the company’s first-quarter 2010 bookings and the contract value for the development of the Qusahwira Field will be included in the company’s second-quarter 2010 bookings.

Umberto Sala, president and chief operating officer of Foster Wheeler, said: “Foster Wheeler looks forward to further developing our long-standing relationship with ADCO.

“We fully appreciate the importance of this multi-field infrastructure project and will bring our in-depth upstream project expertise to help to ensure the successful delivery of this key investment with minimum disruption to the overall production from the Bab and SAS (Sahil, Asab and Shah) hubs.”