ONGC orders more platforms for Neelam life extension

Offshore staff

MUMBAI, India Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has awarded L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd. (LTHE) a $245-million EPCIC contract for the Neelam re-development and B173AC project offshore western India.

The scope includes one new process platform having gas processing and compression facilities, three new wellhead platforms, 32-km (20-mi) pipeline, clamp-on on three existing platforms, and modification work on eight existing platforms. The project is expected to be completed by April 2019.

The Neelam field is in the Heera-Panna block in Mumbai Offshore, about 45 km (28 mi) southwest of Mumbai.

ONGC is targeting cumulative production through 2034-35 at 2.76 million metric tons of crude oil and 4.786 bcm of gas.


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