Fluor Corporation has been awarded a $52 million contract by Spain’s Enagas to install a large gas-compression station in Alcazar de San Juan.

Fluor Corporation

today announced that it has been selected by




's largest natural-gas supplier - to install a large gas-compression station in Alcazar de

San Juan, Spain


Under the terms of the $52-million contract, Fluor will be responsible for detailed engineering, procurement services and construction management.

Associated with the new gas pipeline being built between Argelia and Almeria, Spain, the project is necessary to meet Spain's growing demand for gas. The facility will compress gas for distribution within the Spanish high-pressure gas network. Fluor will install the latest proven technology in turbo-compressors at the Alcazar de San Juan site.

Fluor booked the contract in the fourth quarter of 2005. Completion is scheduled for the beginning of 2008, with work executed in Fluor's Madrid office.

Enagas is the main natural gas transport company in Spain, with a market share of more than 90 percent. The company owns three of the four operating regasification plants in country, has more than 6,200 kilometres of high-pressure gas pipelines, two underground gas storage facilities and several international link.