Tap Oil, a stakeholder in the Manora Oil Development, offshore Thailand, has announced that the contracts for the Floating, Storage Offtake (FSO) Unit conversion and charter have been awarded to affiliates of Tanker Pacific Offshore Terminals Pte Ltd. (TPOT).
The FSO conversion will be undertaken in Singapore. FSO installation at the field is also scheduled for early 2014. The Manora Oil development concept is a single well head processing platform linked to a FSO Unit with 15 development wells (10 production wells and five injection wells).
The development is expected to deliver first production from Manora in early 2014, ramping up to an estimated peak rate of 15,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) from 10 production wells and five injection wells.
To remind, a contract for procurement of equipment and bulk materials, fabrication of the Wellhead Processing Platform, transportation, installation and hook-up of the Wellhead Platform and two 2km pipelines in the Manora oil field, was awarded yesterday to Clough / TL Offshore SDN Berhad consortium.
The field, located approximately 80km off the coast of Thailand lies in 44m of water. Pearl Oil (Amata) Limited is operator with 40% interest. Other co-venturers in the project are Pearl Energy (G1) Limited (20%), Northern Gulf Petroleum Pte Ltd (10%), Tap Energy (Thailand) Pty Ltd (30%)
Offshore Energy Today Staff, September 14, 2012