The Sharjah Government, UAE, has awarded Petrofac a contract to take over the operations and facilities management of the Sajaa Gas Plant and its associated assets.
Petrofac won the five-year contract, which is valued at over $250m, in a competitive bidding process.
Petrofac will provide facilities management services including drilling and well services, plant operations and engineering, project and reservoir management.
The government will become the concession operator while Petrofac will take control of the operations by the end of 2010.
BP has operated all the concession petroleum operations and will transfer the operatorship to the government before the end of 2013.