Kuwait was already the largest single area of operations for UK services firm Petrofac. A new $1.3bn award sees the company cement its position further.

British services firm Petrofac has added to its recent successes in Kuwait by scooping a $1.3bn contract to construct a key gathering center in the country. Gathering center GC-32 is intended to help maintain output at the 1.7mn b/d Burgan oil field and to counter rising sulfur levels there.

Kuwait already accounted for by far the largest...