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Black Sea Oil & Gas awards FEED contract for offshore and onshore facilities

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Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL (BSOG) has awarded, together with its co-venture partners, the contract for the front end engineering and design (FEED) of its offshore and onshore facilities for the development of the Ana and Doina Gas Discoveries on the XV Midia Shallow Block, offshore of Romania (the Midia Gas Development Project).

The successful contractor for the FEED contract is Xodus Group, an integrated services company, that spans numerous disciplines involved in delivering complex projects including subsurface, process and facilities, subsea and pipelines, flow assurance, wells, integrity, vibration, safety, risk, environment and commercial advice.

Mark Beacom, BSOG Chief Executive Officer, commented: “With this award we take a major step forward in delivering this offshore gas development in Romania’s Black Sea with expectations that we will reach a final investment decision in 2017. We look forward to once again working with Xodus Group.”

FEED is the project development phase in which plans for the onshore and offshore facilities are defined, engineered, designed and evaluated in more detail by a contracted engineering company.

Offshore and onshore FEED services to be provided by Xodus include engineering and design for the Midia Gas Development which consists of:

  • Wellhead platform (jacket) at Ana (water depth ~69.5 m) receiving and supporting production from a subsea tie-back from Doina subsea well controlled through umbilical.
  • In-field pipeline from Doina subsea well to Ana wellhead platform (~18 km) and offshore export pipeline from Ana wellhead platform to shore (~121 km).
  • Onshore pipeline to gas treatment plant (~5 km) and also the gas treatment plant (GTP) itself.

Wim van der Zande, CEO of Xodus Group, said: “The development of the XV Midia Shallow Block is of strategic importance to gas production in the region and we are pleased to be continuing to support BSOG on its plans to develop the Ana and Doina discoveries. Xodus Group continues to grow experience in the Black Sea and the new contract allows us to draw on our global expertise of delivering fully integrated engineering projects.”

Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL, wholly owned by Carlyle International Energy Partners, is a Romanian based independent oil and gas company, targeting exploration and development of conventional oil and gas resources. The company’s current portfolio is made up of XV Midia Shallow Block and XIII Pelican Block concession in the Romanian Black Sea where it is the operator and holds a 65% interest.

Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/gas-processing/17112016/black-sea-oil-gas-awards-feed-contract-for-offshore-and-onshore-facilities/


 

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