Three contracts totaling $3 billion went to National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), and Technip for the Nasr full field development project, also known as the second phase (OGJ Online, July 25, 2014).
A fourth contract worth $494 million went to NPCC for work at the Umm Shaif super complex (OGJ Online, Oct. 27, 2014).
The contract with NPCC for Nasr Package 1 is valued at $792 million, while the HHI contract for Nasr Package 2 is for $1.938 billion. Technip’s contract for Nasr project management services is valued at $206 million.
Nasr Package 1 includes construction of seven wellhead towers, laying of 110 km of infield pipelines, a 32-km excess gas pipeline, and a 70-km oil export line. Nasr Package 2 includes construction of the Nasr super complex with an accommodation platform, a gas treatment platform, and a separation platform, power supply through subsea cables from facilities at Das Island, and construction of a power distribution platform at Umm Shaif.
Startup is scheduled by yearend 2018, with final commissioning by second-quarter 2019.
The Umm Shaif project includes transferring an additional 200 MMscfd of gas from Umm Shaif to Habshan “to fully utilize the available gas streams in order to increase onshore gas supply.” The additional gas supply by mid-2016 will be made available by production from new Khuff wells and debottlenecking.