MARLTON, N.J. and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract extension to continue providing project management consultancy services for the new headquarters complex of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The two-year contract extension has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $13.3 million.
ADNOC's new headquarters complex, designed by architecture firm HOK, will be both a landmark building for the company as well as for the United Arab Emirates. The design provides a carefully developed site plan which takes maximum advantage of the building setback by creating plazas and entry courts, suitable for a prestigious corporate headquarters. The complex, which includes a total built-up area of approximately 190,000 square meters (2.0 million square feet), is expected to be completed by January 2015.
"We are honored that our long-term client ADNOC continues to rely upon Hill to manage construction of their new world-class headquarters complex," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International).
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company was established in 1971 to operate in all areas of the oil and gas industry and since then has steadily broadened its activity, establishing companies and subsidiaries and creating an integrated oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi. Today, the company manages and oversees oil production of more than 2.7 million barrels a day which ranks it among the top ten oil and gas companies in the world. For more information on ADNOC, please visit their website at www.adnoc.ae.
Hill International, with 3,900 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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