Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services enterprise has strengthened its presence in Australasia following the award of a Well Project Management contract from Tamarind Taranki Ltd.
The settlement entails the availability of effectively undertaking administration companies for Tamarind’s Tui Phase three drilling undertaking in New Zealand’s North Island.
In line with the contract scope, Petrofac’s Well Engineering staff will present detailed effectively design and planning, subsea help, HSE administration, and logistics for the Tui oilfields, situated West of Taranaki.
Tamarind acquired possession of the Tui oilfields earlier this 12 months. The Phase three drilling undertaking is a part of a wider technique to lengthen the lifetime of the Tui subject past 2019.
Colin Finnegan, Well Engineering Regional Director, Petrofac Engineering and Production Services, stated: “We look ahead to supporting Tamarind because it takes the primary important step on this key undertaking. Through the deployment of our effectively engineering and specialist subsea capabilities, we are going to work carefully with our new shopper to ship a secure and value environment friendly drilling programme that maximises worth and finally extends subject life.”
Tamarind’s operations in New Zealand embrace three oil reservoirs – Tui, Amokura, and Pateke within the Tui Area oil subject. It’s situated within the Taranaki Basin, offshore the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Tamarind is the 100% proprietor and operator. Oil is produced from the Tui, Amokura and Pateke oil reservoirs through subsea wells linked to the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, the Umuroa. The FPSO has a storage capability of 700,000 barrels of stabilized crude oil.
The Tui Oil Field is operated by a close-knit staff of people who’ve a long-standing historical past with the sphere. Many of them have been engaged on it for the reason that FPSO was put in in 2007. (Source and picture: Tamarind / Umuroa FPSO within the Tupi subject with the Mount Taranaki)
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