Cabinda Gulf installs Angola gas platform
Chevron Corp. subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. has successfully installed the Takula gas processing platform on Block 0 off Angola.
LONDON, June 23 -- Chevron Corp. subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. has successfully installed the Takula gas processing platform on Block 0 off Angola. Commissioning and start up is expected to happen during the third quarter.
AMEC Paragon was the engineering contractor for the project.
The platform is in 57 m of water with the capacity to process 100 MMscfd of sour gas for injection and delivery to the new onshore Cabinda gas plant. It is bridge-linked to an existing platform and is a single-train facility designed as a 5,000-tonne, single-lift modular deck.
The platform is key to Angola's determination to reduce onshore and offshore gas-flaring. As engineering contractor to Cabinda, AMEC Paragon provided front-end engineering and design services and offered detailed engineering and procurement assistance to Samsung Heavy Industries for the platform, which was built at the Samsung Geoje shipyard in South Korea.
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