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Oceanic Nigeria Limited Project History

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Ikriko Field  Offshore, water depths from 181 to 262 feet

Client: Chevron Nigeria Ltd.

1987 – 1992

Scope of Work:  5 eight pile platforms with topsides; debottlenecking, added corrosion protection, added 5000 BD additional processing capacity and issued data sheets and PO’s for US$ 22 million of additional topside equipment.

Value of work :  US$2.8 million / 30,000 man hours

EPC Value: US$ 25 million


Offshore Nigeria, OML 110, water depth 310 feet

Client: Ashland Oil Nigeria


Scope of Work:  Topside and process design for a Floating and Storage system and tanker conversion.  Included capital equipment data sheets and PO for sourcing the equipment.  Inspection services at vendor sites in GOM and expediting the delivery of the equipment to tanker conversion yard.  Provided start up and commissioning personnel for start up.

Value of work:  US$4.2 million  /  47,000 man hours

EPIC Value:  US$68 million


Offshore Escravos Nigeria, water depth 180 feet

Client: Mobil Nigeria


Scope of Work:  Structural and electrical engineering and design, along with steel specifications, welding specifications, procurement of the structural steel and construction supervision of a Heli Deck for retrofit to an 8 Pile production and drilling jacket.  Welding training and certification along with construction supervision in a fabrication yard in Port Harcourt was added to the contract.

Value of work:  US$11.8 million

EPIC value:  US$15 million


Offshore Nigeria, OBE Field, water depth 110 to 310 feet

Clients: Mobil Nigeria and SAFRIN (as local partner)


Scope of Work: Complete field development from wellhead to export line, sizing all production equipment and drafting equipment data sheets along with costing the total development scheme.  FPSO alternative using the Crystal Sea FPSO on lease was also studied and preliminary production and process design sheets for 50,000 bd production train.  Procurement and long lead items were part of the feasibility study.

Value of work:  US$ 650,000  / 10,000 man hours

EPIC value: US$360 million


Offshore Nigeria, Escravos Field, water depth 110 to 310 feet

Client: Chevron Nigeria Ltd.

1995 – 1997

Scope of Work:  The debottlenecking of four Escravos Platforms with focus on the topsides, process debottlenecking and corrosion control on the jacket and structures.  Four, 8-pile structures of 62,000 tons of steel to be tested and gauged for corrosion.  Anodes were added.  Topsides capacities were expanded by 20 to 35% thru debottlenecking and rerouting pipe and replacing deteriorated vessels. Data sheets and as built drawings were updated in AutoCAD in our Lagos office.  First AutoCAD job in country. Equipment and team were flown to Nigeria for 7 months.

Value of work: US$ 4.2 million / 100,000 man hours

EPIC Value:  US$ 78 million


Niger Delta Bonny Terminal Upgrade

Client: Chevron Nigeria Ltd.


Scope of Work:  Engineering and procurement of the structure berthing dolphins and loading arms including the electrical upgrade and repair, flow lines and tankage repairs and upgrades. Procurement of the steel, electrical cables, training of welders, and modification of the “as built” drawings with AutoCAD.

Value of work: US$1.2 million /  20,000 man hours

EPIC Value:  US$48 million


Offshore Nigeria, OML 120/121 drilling campaign

Client: Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE)

2004 – 2009

Scope of Work:  Contract drilling support personnel were provided on a labor contract to NAE, a subsidiary of Italy’s ENI.  Personnel included drilling engineers, accountants, subsea engineers, geologists and geophysics under the agreement.  Marine vessels for soil sampling, mooring, crew vessels, security vessels, construction vessels to install subsea equipment were also contracted by Oceanic, on behalf of NAE, in a million dollar per day deepwater drilling marine spread.

Value of work:  US$11.2 million  / 91,520 man hours


Offshore Nigeria, OML 120, FPSO Armada Perdana

Clients: ENI, Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE) & Allied Energy

2007- 2009

Scope of Work:  Under a General Services agreement with NAE and ENI and thru contracts with Allied Energy, Oceanic provided 112 subject experts to review engineering drawings, inspect fabricated components in manufacturing facilities and fabrication yards to check QA/QC against detail designs and “as built” drawings, inspected components before shipment or installation and verified start-up and commissioning design compliance before first oil.

The scope extended from the design of four subsea wells using Aker tress and controls with a FEED to the topsides production facilities sized at 40,000 bd and 60 mmcftd of dry gas processing and reinjection.  The project team expedited the procurement of US$1 billion of equipment in 36 months and the conversion of a US$368 million FPSO in a record setting FPSO deployment in Nigeria – 22 months from sanction-to-first oil.

Value of work;  US$27 million / 300,000 man hours.