Oilfield Project in Abu Dhabi Technip Provides Project Management for Zakum Oilfield in Abu Dhabi
French engineering specialists Technip will provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for an offshore engineering project at the the Zakum field off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi – The project, initiated by field operator Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO), aims to replace aged oil pipelines in the Zakum field. With new equipment, ADMA-OPCO expects to be able to enhance integrity assessment and sustain oil production. Accordingly, the first phase consists of about 90 kilometers of oil pipelines replacement and associated wellhead towers modification work.
With Technip’s scope of work covering the overall management consultancy of the EPC phases, the Group’s operating center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will carry out the project, which is scheduled to be completed in 2016.
“Project Strengthens Technip's Presence in the Middle East”
Riccardo Moizo, Senior Vice President of Technip PMC, stated: “We are delighted to have been awarded this project, as it further strengthens our collaboration with ADMA-OPCO as well as our presence in the Middle East, where Technip is providing PMC services for key projects.”
Vaseem Khan, Senior Vice President of Technip in the Middle East, commented: “This award follows the successful conceptual and front-end engineering design delivered by Technip in 2012 for the Zakum field. It reflects ADMA-OPCO’s trust in our capabilities in delivering key projects for them.”