Asia Pacific

Technip, in a consortium with PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk (WIKA), was awarded an onshore lumpsum contract by PT Pertamina EP for the Matindok Gas Development project located in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

The contract covers the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of gas well pads, flowlines, pipelines; a central processing plant (672 million cubic meters per year of gas) with gas treatment facilities such as acid gas removal as well as sulphur removal, and related infrastructure. Sweet gas from Matindok central processing plant will be sent to the Donggi Senoro liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

Technip’s operating centre in Jakarta, Indonesia, will carry out the detailed engineering, procurement of critical process equipment, while WIKA will carry out the construction activities along with the procurement of major items. The project is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2016.

KK Lim, President of Technip in Asia Pacific, stated:

“We are delighted to be renewing our ties with our client Pertamina and supporting them in bringing the Matindok field onstream. Technip’s proven track record in delivering EPC contracts will ensure that the project is delivered to the highest standards of safety and quality.”

Petrofac, the international oil and gas services provider has received an award notification for Kuwait Oil Company's (KOC) gathering centre 29 (GC29) which is located approximately 70 km north of Kuwait City in the north of the country.

 

Valued at approximately US$700 million, the project will be completed over a period of approximately three years. The competitively tendered lump-sum greenfield scope of work includes the engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning of GC29.

 

GC29 is one of three gathering centres being constructed to support KOC's plans to increase and maintain oil production over the next five years. Each of the three gathering centres will be capable of producing around 100,000 barrels of oil per day together with associated water and gas.

 

Subramanian Sarma, Managing Director of Petrofac's Onshore Engineering & Construction business, commented:

 

"We have a long track record with KOC which extends over the last 14 years and the award of GC29 represents our tenth project in the country to date. With ongoing projects for both KOC and Kuwait National Petroleum Company and good visibility of the future pipeline, Kuwait is, and will continue to be, of strategic importance to Petrofac's ambitions in the Middle East market."

Eni, following its participation in the competitive International Bid Round launched by the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, signed in Nay Pyi Taw in presence of the Country’s Energy Ministry, two Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) for RSF-5 and PSC-K onshore blocks.

The Joint Venture is between Eni, the Operator with a 90% participating interest through Eni Myanmar B.V, and the Myanmar Production and Exploration Company Ltd (10%).

Blocks RSF-5 covers an area of 1.292 sqkm in the prolific Salin Basin about 500 km north of Yangon, while block PSC-K covers an area of 6.558 sqkm in the unexplored Pegu Yoma-Sittaung Basin, in the central part of Myanmar.

The exploration period will last 6 years, subdivided in 3 phases.

This agreement marks Eni’s first entry into Myanmar, a rapid expanding economy, and confirms its strategy to reinforce its presence in the South East Asia region, where Eni is already present in China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Timor Leste.

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