Iraq moves forward on EOR plans in southern oil fields

South Oil Co. of Iraq (SOC) has selected CH2M Hill of Denver to provide project management consultancy services in a project that will provide water to be injected into the oil fields of southern Iraq for enhanced oil recovery.

The contract is to manage $3.5-4 billion Phase 1 of the Common Seawater Supply Project (CSSP), which involves the treatment, transmission, and distribution of 5.2 million b/d of water. Ultimate build-out capacity is expected to be 12.5 million b/d, CH2M said.

The Iraq Ministry of Oil has said the oil fields of southern Iraq will use seawater for EOR. CSSP officially started in January and is scheduled to be ready for operation during 2017. CH2M Hill will provide operations and maintenance.

During the course of the project, CH2M Hill will manage the following work:

• High priority prefront-end engineering site surveys.

• Environmental, safety, and health impact assessment.

• Front-end engineering design.

• Construction packages for site preparation and nonprocess buildings.

• Engineering, procurement and construction packages for the process, power plant, pumping facilities, and pipelines.

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