Thursday, 3 July 2014

Hess orders central processing platform for offshore project in Malaysia

Hess Corporation has ordered a central processing platform for its Bergading Complex in Malaysia from South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries.

HHI, the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced today that it received a Letter of Award (LOA) from Hess Exploration and Production Malaysia B.V. on May 27, 2014 for the provision of engineering, procurement, construction, transportation, installation, hook-up and commissioning (EPCIC) contract for the Bergading Complex which comprises a central processing platform (CPP), a bridge and a wellhead platform.

The Bergading Complex is part of the full field development project in North Malay Basin, which Hess operates under a production sharing contract with PETRONAS.

The complex will be located offshore Malaysia, in approximately 60 m water depth.

The CPP will be constructed at HHI’s offshore yard in Ulsan, South Korea, while the other facilities will be constructed by its appointed fabrication sub-contractor in Malaysia.

The offshore installation of the Bergading facilities is scheduled to take place by the end of 2016.

Press Release, July 1, 2014