ONGC awards Bombay High contract to ADNOC unit

India's Oil & Natural Gas Corp. awarded a $27 million contract to National Petroleum Construction Co., a unit of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., for a platform and the laying of submarine pipelines in the Bombay High field off India. The platform, to be dubbed ZA, is a pilot project for a larger scheme to increase production from the Bombay High field.


India's Oil & Natural Gas Corp. has awarded a $27 million contract to National Petroleum Construction Co., a unit of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., for a platform and the laying of submarine pipelines in the Bombay High field off India.

The platform, to be dubbed ZA, is a pilot project for a larger scheme to increase production from the Bombay High field. ONGC plans to spend $1.5 billion over three years on Bombay High (OGJ, June 19, 2000, p. 62).

NPCC will perform the design and engineering, procurement, fabrication, and installation of the platform. It will fabricate the ZA oil platform jacket and topsides at its Mussafah yard and transport them to the site by barge. The contract also includes associated modifications on the existing platform.

The work should be complete by the end of 2001.

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