SembCorp Engineering clinches three contracts worth S$200 million

Nov 06, 2000

Sembawang Marine & Offshore Engineering, the Oil & Gas division of SembCorp Engineering (SembENG), has recently been awarded three contracts with a total value of approximately S$200million.

The three contracts include an offshore platform turnkey contract for Elf Petroleum Iran, a Floating, Production, Storage & Offloading (FPSO) topside facilities contract for Halliburton West Africa as well as a wellhead platform contract for Phillips Petroleum(91-12) of Australia.

We are delighted that these international clients have shown confidence in our capabilities by awarding us these projects. We have the expertise and resources to deliver the projects to their expectations. In fact we feel we are also well-placed to clinch several other projects in the coming months"", Mr M. P. Premraj, Senior Vice President of SembENG's Oil & Gas division,said.

SembENG offers turnkey engineering and contracting services to the oil & gas, industrial, petrochemical and chemical industries and has undertaken numerous international offshore oil andgas projects, including a Maersk Oil Qatar contract for two wellhead platforms,for the Al Shaheen Field Development project. SembENG is also presently executing a turnkey contract for a gas compression facility in the Natuna Sea,offshore Indonesia.

Offshore platform turnkey contract for Elf Petroleum Iran

SembENG, in consortium partnership withthe Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction (IOEC), will be executing an offshore platform turnkey contract for Elf Petroleum Iran for the Balal Field Development project in Iran.

SembENG will be responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, offshore hook-up and commissioning of the topside decks of a combined process and living quarters platform (PLQP) and a wellhead platform (WHP). IOEC will perform the engineering, procurement,construction, transportation and installation of the jackets, piles, flare, tripod and bridge, as well as the transportation and installation of the topside decks.

Scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2002, the eight-legged PLQP will have a total weight of more than 6,000 metric tonnes, while the four-legged WHP will weigh more than 1,900 metric tonnes. The flare, tripod and bridge will weigh about 300 metric tonnesin total.

Floating, Production, Storage & Offloading (FPSO) topside facilities for HalliburtonWest Africa

Awarded by Halliburton West Africa, thesecond contract, to be undertaken with joint venture partner Sembawang Shipyard, entails the fabrication and installation of topside facilities onto a Floating, Production, Storage &Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Shell EA development project operated by ShellPetroleum Development Company in Nigeria.

SembENG's scope of work will include the fabrication and integration of nine modules (cooler, compression, separation,utilities/metering, power generation, knock out drum and three pipe racks) and a flare tower onto the hull of the FPSO. The contract will also entail on-shore pre-commissioning and commissioning assistance to the client.

Scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2002, the topside facilities will have a total weight of over 8,000 metric tonnes.

A wellhead platform for Phillips Petroleum (91-12) of Australia.

SembENG was also awarded a contract by Phillips Petroleum (91-12) of Australia, for the construction, onshore pre-commissioning, loadout and commissioning assistance of a wellhead platformfor the Bayu-Undan Gas Recycle Project in the Zone of Co-operation between EastTimor and Australia.

Scheduled for completion in the firstquarter of 2002, the platform will have a total weight of more than 2,800 metric tonnes.

With an estimated recoverable reserves of400 million barrels of condensate and liquefied petroleum gas and 3.4 trillioncubic feet of natural gas, the Bayu-Undan gas field is located in the central Timor Sea about 500 kilometres north west of Darwin, Australia and about 250kilometres south of Suai, East Timor.

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Released on November 6, 2000.

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