Techouse Lands Sulphate Removal Unit FEED Study for Valhall IP Platform

Source: 8/25/2021, Location: Europe

The Norwegian technology company Techouse have been chosen by operator Aker BP to perform the front-end engineering and design extension study for the Sulphate Removal Unit (SRU) for the Valhall IP platform. The FEED work will be delivered through the Modification Alliance (Aker BP and Aker Solutions).

The overall aim is to increase production and extend the lifetime of the Valhall wells by reducing scaling caused by sulphate. Seawater is injected into the reservoir to maintain pressure and maximize production. Seawater, which contains sulphate reacts with the formation water in the reservoir, resulting in scaling which can cause clogging, reduce reservoir performance and damage the well. The sulphate removal technology provided by Techouse will reduce the sulphate present in seawater before it’s injected into the reservoir and removing the potential for sulphate scaling. Reduction of sulphate will also reduce the formation of H2S, which has positive contribution to HSE due to reduced risk of human exposure.

Experienced engineering team

Techouse have already completed an initial study for the delivery and onshore functional testing for the Aker BP SRU project. The FEED, which will allow more detailed engineering work for the proposed solution, will be carried out during third and fourth quarter of 2021.

– The award is strategically important for Techouse confirming our industry leading sulphate removal unit technology, Managing Director of Techouse, Svein Helge Pettersen said.

– Techouse have extensive experience with this type of engineering design services in the North Sea. We have recently completed the delivery of a large SRU module to Equinor´s Johan Castberg project, and we have a “hot” project team ready to move on to this next project. The team will bring fresh learning from the Johan Castberg project and are in a perfect position for a flawless project execution, Pettersen said.

This contract is of strategic and commercial importance to Techouse. The agreement contains an option for engineering, procurement, construction, and onshore functional testing, as well as complete offshore testing at Valhall. The design and build period will provide work for approximately 30 Techouse engineers. The full system is scheduled to be completed and ready for offshore installation Q3 2023. The contract will be delivered through the Modification Alliance who will be responsible for the total integration work to Valhall.

Qatar >>  8/10/2022 - McDermott International has been awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by QatarEnergy for the North Field South (NFS) Offshore Pipeli...
Netherlands/Holland >>  8/8/2022 - Stamicarbon, the innovation and license company of Maire Tecnimont Group, has been selected as the licensor for a project in Sub-Saharan Africa. This ...

Italy >>  8/1/2022 - • The plant will process up to 75,000 tons per year of plastic waste for the production of high-quality recycled plastic
• Once completed, the p...

Paraguay >>  7/28/2022 - ATOME Energy, the only pure international green hydrogen and ammonia production company on the London Stock Exchange with current large scale projects...

Papua-New Guinea >>  7/20/2022 -  TotalEnergies, as operator, has announced the decision of the Papua LNG joint venture to launch the first phase of front-end engineering and design (...
Saudi Arabia >>  7/19/2022 - Worley has been awarded two project management service contracts for Aramco’s unconventional gas program in North and South Arabia and Jafurah.

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © 2021 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.