SapuraKencana wins giant Indian contract

Kuala Lumpur: A subsidiary of SapuraKencana Petroleum has been awarded with a $273m lump sum contract by India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the Mumbai High South Redevelopment Phase – III Project on a turnkey basis.

The scope of work includes surveys, design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, transport and installation, hook-up, and commissioning of three new well head platforms, around 116 km of submarine pipelines, around 7.5 km of submarine cable, modification works on existing platforms including clamp-on works on two platforms, subsea repair works on three jackets and D1C pile remedial works.

The overall project completion is scheduled at the end of April, 2017.

Mumbai High is an offshore oilfield discovered in 1974 located in the Arabian Sea around 160 km west of the Mumbai coast.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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