Petrofac seals Iraq contract extension with Basra Oil
LONDON, 4 days ago
Petrofac, a leading international service provider to the energy industry, said that its Engineering & Production 海南快2彩票 division (EPS) has secured a further six-month contract extension with Basra Oil 快2彩票技巧 (BOC) for its long-standing Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP).
The facility, which is one of the largest export terminals in the Gulf and handles around 50 per cent of Iraq’s crude oil exports, is located 60 km offshore the Al Fao Peninsula in Southern Iraq. It comprises a central metering and manifold platform and four Single Point Moorings which facilitate oil export onto awaiting crude carrier tankers.
In addition, Petrofac is responsible for almost 300 km of subsea pipelines, 1800 metres of subsea and floating hose infrastructure and a marine spread comprising 14 vessels.
Mani Rajapathy, Managing Director, EPS East, said: “We are delighted to be awarded this further contract extension in Iraq by our longstanding client BOC. During this current challenging period for operations we have continued to work well together, improving the daily export beyond two million barrels. We thank BOC for their consistent support and look forward to maintaining the best-in-class operation of this important national asset.”
Ihsan Ismaael, Director General of BOC commented: “Petrofac continues to be a true partner to BOC, ensuring uninterrupted and record exports. We appreciate their commitment, particularly during this recent period, and congratulate them for hitting new export highs.”
Petrofac has been present in Iraq since 2010. Today, Petrofac employs around 400 people in country海南快2彩票 and is currently working on a number of projects for a variety of NOC and IOC clients. – TradeArabia News Service