Genesis wins RWE FEED

16 June 2006
Genesis Oil & Gas Consultants, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paris-based Technip, has started work on the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract covering the fabrication and installation of an unmanned platform and related facilities at the offshore North Idku gas field. The client is Germany's RWE Dea, the field's operator, under an exploration concession granted by Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS MEED 24:2:06).
The scope of work on the contract, which will be carried out over a six-nine month period, covers an unmanned platform with an option for a second platform two subsea wells, an in-field pipeline and a 60-kilometre-long gas export line

from the new production facilities to the onshore processing plant at Mediah.

It also entails modifications to an existing platform at north Abu Qir and the Mediah gas processing unit.

The other bidders were Australia's WorleyParsons with Houston-based Intec Engineering, and the US' Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR). Aberdeen-based Avanteq carried out a conceptual study for development of the gas field.

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