Fluor Wins Gas Processing Work in Abu Dhabi


Published:

Fluor Corp. has been awarded the front-end engineering and design services for the Habshan Gas Complex Expansion project. Under the terms of the $10 million Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (GASCO) contract, Fluor will design facilities to increase the gas processing and re-injection capacity at the existing gas complex in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The project will include a review of existing information facilities, modeling simulation and optimization.

The expansion calls for the construction of a 350 million-cubic-feet-per-day train at the Habshan complex; installation of a low-pressure booster compressor; a gas pipeline from the Bab oil field to Habshan; a new acid gas removal unit; a new natural gas liquids (NGL) unit; an NGL pipeline and a high-pressure gas pipeline to Habshan from the Abu Dhabi Company For Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) oil field at Bu Hasa. A re-injection compressor unit at Habshan will supply ADCO with gas for re-injection to the Bab Field.

Expansion of the Habshan Complex is required to meet increased onshore crude oil production in the Bab fields by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, GASCO's parent company.

Fluor's Camberley, England, office is executing the work, which is estimated to be complete in September 2004.

Archive »Recent Articles

Compressor Station’s Waste Heat Captured

ElectraTherm has partnered with ConocoPhillips to capture waste heat from a compression station at Cessford, Alberta, and generate 90kWe of electricity.

Energy Efficiency Criteria Coming for Compressors

The U.S. Department of Energy plans to establish energy efficiency standards for new natural gas compressors as part of a program to reduce methane leaks from natural gas pipelines.

U.S. Gas Injections at Record Pace

EIA said that nearly midway through the summer storage injection season (the beginning of April through the end of October), it projects a record build of 2.6 Tcf (73 x 109 m3) will bring stocks to 3.4 Tcf (96 x 109 m3) by the beginning of winter.

CDM Boosts Niobrara Shale Capability

CDM Resource Management LLC is expanding its Greeley, Colorado, facilities to meet growing demand for compression services in the Niobrara Shale play of Colorado and Wyoming.

Natgas Rides Tight Oil Drilling Boom

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported that although the number of natural gas-directed drilling rigs is particularly low at 250 rotaries, gas production has grown 5% year-over-year.