NPCC Awarded Second Mega EPC Contract by ADCO on 1.8 MMBOPD Project
Published Date : 30, Mar 2010
Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Operations (ADCO) has
awarded yet another EPC Contract to National Petroleum Construction
Company (NPCC) to carry out Engineering, Procurement and Construction
(EPC) works on Qusahwira Field as part of Phase I of ADCO's ambitious
1.8 MMBOPD Project scheme. The Contract value is US$ 560 million.
The Contract was signed on 23 March 2010 by Mr. Abdul Munim Saif
Al Kindi, General Manager of ADCO, and Mr. Aqeel Madhi, Chief Executive
Officer of NPCC.
Earlier in February 2010 ADCO awarded to NPCC the first EPC contract
under the scheme which covered facilities required at Bab Field.
The 1.8 MMBOPD Project aims to augment ADCO's exploitation
programme from its current crude oil production of 1.4 Million Barrels
of Oil Per Day (MMBOPD) to 1.8 MMBOPD. To achieve this, ADCO plans to
increase production at existing North-East Bab oil field and to begin
productions from other three new oil fields; Bida Al Qemzan, Qusahwira
Qusahwira is a new undeveloped field located about 80 Km Southeast of
Asab Field. The development drilling has commenced at the end of 2006.
The development under Phase I is limited to the southern block of the
field which contains developing Thamama Zones A/B and F, which will
contribute 30 MBOPD to 1.8 MMBOPD scheme.
NPCC will carry out engineering, procurement and construction of
production facilities including central and remote degassing stations,
oil producing, water & gas injection wells and around 350 km of
pipelines and other associated works including overhead transmission and
fiber optic cables.
The overall project is scheduled for completion in 33 months from contract effective date.