Piping for ASAB Full Field Development
Fabrication and painting of pipe spools (250,000 welded Inch-Diameter of Carbon Steel or Low Temperature Carbon Steel and 33,000 welded Inch-Diameter of Stainless Steel) (Total approx 4.5 miles!), Non Destructive Testing and Post Weld Heat Treatment with complete records of fabrication and quality control.
End Client: ADCO
Contractor: Petrofac International Ltd.
Dates: Dec 2009 - Ongoing (Dec 2011)
Challenges: This complex project required tight control of data, information and procedures. Particular aspects of control included:
Procurement and control of consumables
Continuous stock and inventory control
Protection and preservation of materials
Reconciliation and return of issued materials.
ADCO: The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) operates onshore and in shallow coastal water of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. www.adco.ae
Asab: The Asab field is approximately 190 kilometres (120 mi) south of the city of Abu Dhabi.