ADMA-OPCO Awards the Zakum Central Super Complex De-mothballing contract to NPCC
Published Date : 01, Jun 2010
Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) has awarded an EPC
contract to National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) to carry out
the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) works for the Zakum
Central Super Complex (ZCSC) Demothballing Project. The contract is
valued at $ 350 million
The agreement was signed today at ADMA-OPCO Headquarters by Ali
Al-Jarwan, ADMA-OPCO General Manager and Aqeel Madhi NPCC CEO.
"It's our pleasure to have NPCC with us in this complicated
project which is the largest we will do since sometime. The project will
require maximum attention in terms of quality and HSE.
"In this particular project NPCC have demonstrated their
competitive edge in terms of pricing, schedule and willingness to do the
project and we assure them of our maximum cooperation to do the job
Aqeel Madhi said: "We thank ADMA-OPCO for giving
us this opportunity. It's an honor for us at NPCC to handle this
important job. It's not easy… it's complicated, but since we have been
working together and we have great cooperation.. we will definitely
"As this is a brownfield project .. a lot of challenges are
there but our objectives are definitely common. We want to complete the
project to the best of ADMA-OPCO's satisfaction. Most importantly, HSE
will top this because there will be a lot of interaction between the
operators as well as the project team. I would like to express our
commitment to do our usual best and even better."
The ZCSC Demothballing Project is part of overall ADMA Lower
Zakum 100 MBD programme aimed at enhancing the oil production capacity
from Zakum Field progressively from the year 2012 onwards. In order to
achieve the additional surface facilities required for this objective,
ADMA-OPCO is de-mothballing and re-commissioning the production
facilities at the Zakum Central Super Complex, which were shutdown and
subsequently mothballed in the early 1980's.
The scope of work comprises: detailed engineering, procurement,
construction, commissioning and start-up assistance for major complex
brown field works on Zakum Central Complex & a new accommodation
platform (NAP) comprising an 80 bed living quarters module.
The NAP module which weighs approximately 3500MT will be
installed by float over technique. It also consists of installation of
Five Boat Landings on piles and a bridge connecting the main ZCSC
complex with the new accommodation module.The Overall Projects is
scheduled for completion in 30 months from the contract effective date
of 1st April 2010.