Sinopec has been awarded a US$1.1bn contract from Aramco related to the Master Gas System expansion project. The company will be involved in the third development phase of the natural gas pipeline in Saudi Arabia.

Having secured the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works of Packages 6 and 7 of this stage, Sinopec has confirmed that the contract expects mechanical completion to take place in May 2027.

The proposed Master Gas System pipeline is planned to run for over 2,600km, with additional sales pipeline length of more than 1,300km.