Malaysian oilfield services provider SapuraKencana has through its joint venture with GE Oil and Gas won a contract to work on Petronas’ Floating units – PFLNG 1 and PFLNG 2.
The company named SapuraKencana GE Oil & Gas Services Sdn Bhd will be responsible for a comprehensive maintenance of GE-supplied turbomachinery equipment under a long-term service agreement.
Malaysian energy giant Petronas is building two Floating LNG vessels. The first one PFLNG1, is expected to start production in 2016, and will be the first ever such unit to start producing LNG.
The vessel, being built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering (DSME), will be deployed at the Kanowit field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.
The PFLNG1 will be 360m long and 60m wide and will be moored 180km from shore. It will produce 1.2 million tonnes a year (mtpa) of LNG.
Under the agreement announced by SapuraKencana on Thursday, the company will, together with GE, provide maintenance services for GE supplied aeroderivative gas turbines, centrifugal compressors and electric generators and electric motors. The contract is for a period of 10 years with an option to extend for an additional period of five years.
Separately, but similarly, the SapuraKencana-GE joint venture has won a contract to maintain GE-supplied turbomachinery equipment under a long-term service agreement with Murphy Sarawak Oil Company Ltd over a ten-year period. The company will provide of maintenance services for GE-supplied gas turbines and centrifugal compressors.
Offshore Energy Today Staff