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Samsung to develop degassing facilities for Eni at Zubair oilfield in Iraq

31st March 2014

Samsung Engineering has officially announced that it was awarded the North (Hammar Mishrif) New Degassing Station Facilities contract for the Eni Zubair Oil Field Development project in Iraq.

Samsung Zubair Eni Degassing Facility
Samsung Engineering will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning on a lump-sum turnkey basis to build a gas and oil separation plant (GOSP) with a capacity of 200,000 bpd.

Samsung Engineering has officially announced that it was awarded the North (Hammar Mishrif) New Degassing Station Facilities contract for the Eni Zubair Oil Field Development project in Iraq.

The contract is worth USD 840m.

The signing ceremony was attended by Samsung Engineering’s president and CEO, Park Choong-Heum, South Oil Company’s director general, Dheyaa Jaafar Hyjam, and Eni’s managing director De Lorenzo.

Choong-Heum said: “This contract award is a direct result of proven project execution capabilities and commitment to the Iraqi market since 2012.”

The development of the Zubair Field is led by Eni (32.8 per cent) with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (23.4 per cent), Korea Gas Corporation (18.8 per cent) and Iraq's state-run Missan Oil Company (25 per cent). Samsung Engineering will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning on a lump-sum turnkey basis to build a gas and oil separation plant (GOSP) with a capacity of 200,000 bpd. The project is located in the Basrah region, 480km southwest of Baghdad.

The project is expected to reach completion in 2016. 

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