AMEC awarded United Nations remediation contract in Kuwait


London, United Kingdom (8 August 2012) - AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, announced today that it has been awarded a remediation contract funded by the United Nations Compensation Committee (UNCC) with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) acting as the managing agent and contracting entity.

The Project Management Consultancy services contract is for the remediation of KOC oilfield properties damaged during the 1990-1991 Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

"We are pleased to expand our relationship with KOC by mobilising our global environmental and project management expertise to support this important project," said Dr. Hisham Mahmoud, President of AMEC's Environment & Infrastructure business. "We recognise the significance of this project to Kuwait and the United Nations, and are committed to its success."

"I am delighted that the unique combination of our long term oil and gas presence in the country, alongside our specialist environment and infrastructure expertise has led to this award," said Ross Gibson, Regional Director for AMEC's Middle East & North Africa region. "We are thrilled to be able to use our global remediation skills to help our customer and Kuwait."

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