Petrofac, Kencana Hire IKM for Works Offshore Malaysia
IKM Testing Asia has beaten stiff competition from international and local players in securing two contracts from Petrofac and Kencana Petroleum in Malaysia.
SEPAT Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU)
IKM has been awarded by Petrofac and Kencana Petroleum the SEPAT offshore early production system offshore Malaysia. The SEPAT Field will compromise of a mobile offshore production unit, a floating storage and offloading facility for the early production of about 20,000 barrels of oil per day, and all interconnecting subsea pipelines. The SEPAT oil discovery is located in Block PM 313.
IKM scope of work both onshore and offshore include: Oil Flushing, Controlled Bolt Tightening (Flange Management), Nitrogen/Helium Leak Testing and Accumulator Certification. Equipment was mobilized in October 2011 to Kencana HL Shipyard in Lumut, Malaysia and works were completed by January 2012.
BERANTAI Well Head Platform (WHP)
The Berantai Field is located in Block PM 309 in the Malaysian sector of the South China Sea. The field is 195 km from Kemaman Supply Base, offshore Terengganu Malaysia. The Petrofac / Kencana newly built WHP will be capable to supporting the drilling of 18 wells.
IKM scope of work both onshore and offshore include: Project Engineering, Controlled Bolt Tightening (Flange Management), Nitrogen/Helium Leak Test and KAMOS Gasket integrity tests. Equipment will be mobilized in April 2012 to Kencana yard in Kemaman, Malaysia and works are to be completed by June 2012.
Source: IKM, March 14, 2012; Image: Petrofac