Drydocks completes wellhead platform for Dubai Petroleum

Drydocks World, a marine, onshore and offshore service provider, has completed the Rashid D wellhead platform jacket and topside for TechinpFMC and end client Dubai Petroleum.

Source: Drydocks

Drydocks announced the completion of the platform on Thursday, December 27, 2018. The topside is an oil and gas processing module weighing 950 tons, designed for unmanned offshore operation with a life span of 25 years. It contains advanced piping and control systems, which were entirely fabricated, integrated and pre-commissioned by Drydocks World.

The 500 ton jacket structure is designed to support the topside offshore in Dubai at a sea depth of 31m. The scope of work also includes pile fabrication, oil, water injection and gas riser’s fabrication as well as subsea spools for connecting the platform to Dubai Petroleum’s existing offshore subsea network. This unmanned platform has the ability to handle oil, gas lift, and water injection.

Capt. Rado Antolovic phd, CEO & Managing Director of DP World’s Maritime Services Division, said: “The platform will be part of the Jalilah and Rashid field developments, and we are proud to provide our services to such an important offshore infrastructure project. We are devoted to delivering all our projects to the highest quality and safety standards, and during this project the yard has achieved over 700,000 LTI free man-hours, which is a testament to the strong safety culture adopted throughout our organization.”

Nabil Aouad, Vice President Subsea for TechnipFMC, said: “The Rashid D project marks another fast track achievement performed by the joint efforts of Dubai Petroleum, Drydocks World Dubai and TechnipFMC to deliver this project in less than 10 months after award.”