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Success story: Sonatrach / Andarko (Algeria)

Hassi Berkine Sud - Development Stage 1

 
 

 

 

I. CUSTOMER ENVIRONMENT / PROJECT CONTEXT

Customer profile:

  • Anadarko Algeria Corporation, a subsidiary of Anadarko U.S., in association with Sonatrach has been at the origin of the biggest recent oil discoveries worldwide.
  • As one of the oil reserves of the Ghadames Basin in the East Algerian Sahara desert, Hassi-Berkine - Sud is estimated to contain more than 1 billion barrels of oil. Sonatrach/Anadarko awarded Brown & Root - Condor, joint venture between Sonatrach and Halliburton, the Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract for this first development stage which produces 60,000 barrels/day.

Customer objective and constraints:

To place a turnkey order to a reliable manafacturer, able to carry out the project in a short time.

II. SOLUTION IMPLEMENTATION

Implementation methodology (main phases):

  • Letter of award: October 1996
  • Order technically released: February 1997
  • Delivery date: August 1997
  • Commissioning: January-March 1998
  • First Oil: April 1998

Duration:

From October 1996 to March 1998.

Solution overview (services, products, systems, architectures…):

 

 
  • Turnkey project management
  • Engineering and design
  • MV and LV equipement
  • On site installation and commissioning supervision

III. RESULTS / ACHIEVEMENT

Customer benefits:

  • Turnkey project management
  • Fast track project
  • Maximum flexibility in late modification requests