Aramco plans to add 1.3bn cfd of capacity at Hawiyah, as part of a program to support an almost doubling of gas production capacity to 23bn cfd.

State petroleum firm Saudi Aramco has received bids from engineering companies for a planned 1.3bn cfd expansion of the Hawiyah gas processing plant, which handles non-associated gas from the giant Ghawar onshore oil field.

The companies submitting proposals are South Korea’s Samsung Engineering, Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidas,...