A recent major offshore development in the UAE, the Upper Zakum oil field project has an estimated value of USD 3.7B and Orseal were delighted to be selected by the Phase 2 consortium (including Petrofac Emirates and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering – DSME), as one of more than 30 specialist sub-contractors required for this unique venture.
UZ750, considered being one of the major technical achievements in Abu Dhabi, and oil production capacity is set to increase to 750,000 bpd once the project is completed, now in its second phase, being carried out by Orseal’s customer in UK for Petrofac and DSME.
Orseal has supplied a range of valves for this high-profile project, from ½” to 12” manual operated and pneumatic actuated valves, to use in the Vacuum Pump Package for Satah al-Razboot (SARB), material being carbon steel and ali-bronze (for seawater).
Orseal also provided a comprehensive document dossier package, included with the delivery to Free Zone Dubai. With completion of UZ750 expected in 2017, this artificial island solution offers significant benefits, including a reduction in life-cycle development costs, and Orseal are pleased to have been a part of this major, innovative project.