Qatar Petroleum has let a $190 million engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning contract to Kentz Corp. Ltd. for wellhead industrial control systems and corrosion protection for 775 wells in the Dukhan oil field in Qatar.
Kentz, which has worked with QP since 1997, is a holding company of Kentz Engineering & Construction Group. The contract will be executed by its engineering, procurement, and construction business unit for 3 years through 2016.
Kentz said it will provide a supervisory control and data acquisition network infrastructure to monitor wellheads from designated stations, providing centralized real-time and historical wellhead data directly into QP’s information technology network. Kentz also will oversee the prevention of external corrosion damage to the well casings in Dukhan field by installing an impressed current cathodic protection system.