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Morgan Receives Contract to Upgrade QASCO-Dubai Mill
2004 November 28

Morgan Construction Company has received a contract from QASCO-Dubai for an upgrade of its single-strand rod mill in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

According to Paul Riches, director, Morgan Process Control, “The contract is for a new, state-of-the-art process control system, along with motors, mechanical drives and other miscellaneous equipment modifications. The upgrade,” he continued, “is designed to facilitate increased rolling speeds.” 

Morgan was the supplier of the mill’s original No-Twist® Mill wire rod block, which was once located in the United States. 

Today, the mill produces low carbon, plain and rebar wire rod from 5.5 mm to 12 mm in diameter.

Morgan Construction Company is a designer and producer of high-quality rolling mill products and services for the metal industry worldwide.

Technip wins $62m contract to build UAE gas terminal
2004 November 28

Technip SA was awarded a contract by Dolphin Energy Ltd. to build a terminal in the United Arab Emirates to receive natural gas from Qatar as part of a $3.5 billion project, Dolphin said in an emailed statement.

The $62 million engineering, procurement and construction contract, which was awarded to the French company in partnership with Abu Dhabi's Al Jaber Energy Services Consortium, is for building the onshore receiving facilities at Taweelah for a gas pipeline from Qatar, the statement said without citing anyone.

Willbros Group Inc., the United Arab Emirates' Dodsal Group, and Petrofac International were among the companies that bid to build the facility in the emirate of Abu Dhabi for Dolphin Energy, which is a joint-venture of Total SA, Occidental Petroleum Corp. and Abu Dhabi.

Dolphin, which aims to pump as much as 3.2 billion cubic feet of gas a day from Qatar's offshore North Field to the UAE, has so far awarded contracts worth $2.2 billion.

Technip is Europe's largest oil servicing company.

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