Sparrows Group has secured a contract to fabricate three cranes for Qatargas’ North Field growth mission.
The mission, awarded via engineering agency McDermott International, will see the agency ship two of its EC750 cranes for set up on wellhead platforms, in addition to an EC1000 crane for a riser platform.
North Field is the world’s largest single non-associated pure gasoline area, positioned offshore north-east Qatar peninsula. The area has recoverable reserves of greater than 900 trillion customary cubic ft, or roughly 10% of the world's identified reserves. The growth mission contains the event of 4 new LNG trains and eight wellhead platforms, the place 80 new wells can be drilled.
The cranes, which can be manufactured to API specification 2C seventh version, are anticipated to be accomplished in This fall of this 12 months. On supply to Batam, Indonesia, the place the platform topsides are at the moment being constructed, Sparrows will oversee set up and commissioning of the cranes.
Once on location within the North Field, Sparrows’ native workforce in Qatar will assist the continued operation of the cranes. Spare components can be saved domestically, guaranteeing future upkeep work might be carried out effectively.
Stewart Mitchell, Sparrows chief government officer, stated: “We have a powerful presence in Qatar and our potential to offer ongoing assist in-country for security crucial tools was a key consider us securing this mission. The award is a testomony to our skilled native workforce who proceed to ship operational excellence for our clients.
“The North Field growth is a key mission for the Middle East and can see LNG manufacturing capability enhance by 43% upon completion. We’re excited to be a part of this key improvement in Qatar and sit up for working intently with Qatargas and McDermott.”
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Sparrows at the moment employs roughly 300 individuals throughout the Middle East at its bases in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
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