Petrofac has received a letter of intent for the award of a EUR 291 million lump-sum contract by the Hayan Petroleum Co. in Syria to construct a gas treatment plant. The plant will be built on the Jihar field in the Hayan Block, located near to the town of Palmyra, which consists of the gas/condensate/oil fields for Jihar, Al Mahr & Jazal. Petrofac’s comprehensive scope of work will cover engineering, procurement and construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning, and start-up of the gas processing facilities. In addition to the plant, Petrofac will build an LPG recovery system, LPG storage and loading facility, gas gathering and collection systems, satellite gathering station, well sites, flow lines, utilities and offsite facilities, gathering pipelines and living quarters. The project is due to be completed in the first quarter of 2011.