Technip-Coflexip Wins Gas Plant Expansion Project

Tuesday, March 05, 2002
TECHNIP-COFLEXIP has been awarded, by Saudi Arabian Oil Company SAUDI ARAMCO, for the expansion of the Berri gas plant to handle additional output of sour gas from the Qatif field, which is now under development. TECHNIP-COFLEXIP will provide a low-pressure gas sweetening unit, two new sulfur recovery units, a new feed gas compressor, the revamp and capacity increase of the existing propane refrigeration unit, the upgrade of the existing sulfur recovery units to meet higher recovery rates, the upgrade of the inlet and flare facilities, additional sulfur storage capacity and the expansion of the existing utility systems to serve the new facilities. Low-pressure gas sweetening capacity will thus be increased by 250 MMSCFD to a total of 871 MMSCFD for industrial consumption, while sulfur recovery capacity will be increased by 1330 metric tons/day to a total of 3313 metric tons/day. TECHNIP-COFLEXIP services will include project management, detail engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, construction management, construction, precommissioning and assistance to commissioning.

The overall project will be carried out by TECHNIP-COFLEXIP’s engineering center in Rome, with the construction being handled by the Group’s local affiliate TECHNIP SAUDI ARABIA. The project is scheduled to begin in early March 2002 and completion is slated for November 2005. This contract falls within the framework of Saudi Arabia’s “Qatif Producing Facilities Development Program”, the primary objectives of which are to produce 500 million barrels/day of Arabian light crude from the Qatif field and 300 million barrels/day of Arabian medium crude from the Abu Safah field and to process respectively 330 MMSCFD and 40 MMSCFD of associated gas from the Qatif and Abu Safah fields as well as to produce additional sulfur at the Berri gas plant. This new success adds to the remarkable list of TECHNIP-COFLEXIP’s references in Saudi Arabia, including several other large contracts for SAUDI ARAMCO: Hawiyah, Abqaiq and Haradh, which are parts of the major gas development program managed by Saudi Aramco.

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Offshore

CWind Joins National Workboat Association

Citing crew transfer services as an integral part of its offering, offshore wind industry service provider CWind announced it is now a member of the National Workboat Association (NWA) of the U.

BG Group Starts up Sixth FPSO in the Santos Basin

BG Group announced first oil from the Cidade de Itaguaí floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the sixth unit to start production across the

BG Awards Fugro MBES, Seabed Coring Contract

Fugro has been awarded a contract by BG International Limited Sucursal Honduras to conduct an integrated multibeam echosounder (MBES) survey and seabed coring campaign

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1233 sec (8 req/sec)