TechnipFMC Awarded EPCI Contract for Husky’s West White Rose Project
TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Husky Energy for the West White Rose Project in Eastern Canada.
The contract covers the supply and installation of subsea equipment including tie-in manifolds, flexible flowlines, and control umbilicals, which will connect the West White Rose platform to the existing SeaRose floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
Husky announced its decision to go ahead with the $1.6-billion expansion project in May to access the resources west of the main White Rose field, which was originally developed using subsea wells in two subsea drill centers: the central and southern. A third drill center, the northern, is used as an injection site for gas that is being stored for future use. Production began from North Amethyst in May 2010, the first subsea tie-in in Canada, Husky said. North Amethyst is the first satellite field development at the White Rose project and was brought on production less than 4 years after discovery.
The West White Rose Project will use a fixed platform tied back to the SeaRose FPSO. Construction of the concrete gravity structure and associated drilling facilities, utilities, support services, and accommodations for personnel, is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017. The first oil is expected in 2022 and the project could achieve a gross peak production rate of about 75,000 B/D by 2025, according to Husky. The main White Rose field is located approximately 350 km (217 miles) east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, on the eastern edge of the Jeanne d’Arc Basin in water depths of about 120 m (393 ft).
Husky continues to assess a new discovery at Northwest White Rose, where a 100-m (gross) light oil column was delineated in the second quarter. The White Rose A-78 well was drilled approximately 11 km northwest of the SeaRose in the first quarter of 2017.
API Releases New Edition of Valve Standard
API released an updated valve standard for wellhead and tree equipment, which includes new automatic closure requirements.
Supervised Autonomy Bridges the Gap in ROV Inspections
ROVs dominate the world of subsea inspections, maintenance, and repair, but as operators work in a post-downturn economy, autonomous systems have become more in demand. Autonomous inspections are possible today, but how can they help with light and heavy intervention?
Condition-Based Maintenance Helps Develop a North Sea Low-Manned Platform
Remote condition monitoring of offshore platform equipment tracks performance data, watching for deviations from baseline benchmarks. Unexpected variances can be investigated and serviced by technicians dispatched to target the root causes—an approach called condition-based maintenance.
Don't miss out on the latest technology delivered to your email every two weeks. Sign up for the OGF newsletter. If you are not logged in, you will receive a confirmation email that you will need to click on to confirm you want to receive the newsletter.
24 October 2018
06 November 2018
07 November 2018
24 October 2018