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3W Networks wins integrated PA/GA, CCTV, FT & IP/MPLS Systems Project in Dukhan, Qatar

3W Networks, the regions Premier Systems Integrator, has been selected by Korean EPC contractor SK E&C to implement a Cisco IP/MPLS network in the Dukhan area of Qatar Petroleum.

Qatar Petroleum is constructing a communication system between all the oil refineries and petrochemical plants in the Dukhan oil field, located 95km to the west of Doha. In the 1,500 km2 oil field, there are 81 oil refineries and petrochemical plants which belong to the national petroleum company of Qatar. The project is valued at USD 35 million and requires replacing the old communication equipment in each facility and building a new a state-of-the art IT system. The construction period is 30 months, and the project is expected to finish in April 2013.

3W Networks will undertake the complete IP/MPLS backbone along with the Safety and Security package for this project. The Telecoms scope includes the Detailed Design & Engineering, Procurement, Integrated System Testing, Factory Acceptance Testing, Installation and Commissioning of an IP/MPLS Communication Network. The Safety and Secuity system scope includes; Public Address General Alarm, Closed Circuit Television & Field Telephones.

Walid Gamali, CEO, 3W Networks, says, “3W Networks has been operating in the Middle East for over a decade and has an excellent track record of delivering robust and reliable industrial communication networks. Qatar Petroleum has been a valued customer of ours for the past 10 years and we look forward to completing another successful project for them.”

3W Networks has completed many projects for Qatar Petroleum and is one of the few systems integrators approved by Qatar’s largest Oil Company. The award of the contract by SK E&C further strengthens 3W Networks position as the Telecommunications and Security Systems Integrator of choice in the region.

About 3W Networks

3W Networks is the largest Telecoms and Security Systems Integrator operating in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions. The focus of 3W Networks is to provide Integrated Communication Solutions to Oil & Gas, Power Utilities, Telecom Operators, Transport and Infrastructure sectors. The company offers its clients a comprehensive range of complete turnkey and fully integrated solutions to suit any application involving Telecommunication, Radio, Voice and Data, Safety, Security and Fiber Optics.

About Qatar Petroleum

Qatar Petroleum was established in 1974 as a national corporation completely owned by the State of Qatar. Qatar Petroleum is responsible for all oil and gas industry processes in Qatar and abroad, including exploration and drilling for oil, natural gas and other hydrocarbon substances, production, refining, transport and storage of the aforementioned substances and any of their derivatives and by-products, as well as trading in, distribution, sale and export of these substances.