Waha Oil Company looks for contractors

31 August 2010

Libyan oil producer issues solicitation of interest for oil gathering facilities project

Libya’s Waha Oil Company has invited engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors to express interest in a contract to build oil gathering facilities in the North African state.

“The scope of works for the project includes installing facilities to gather, well test and ship a total of 10,000 barrels of oil, 5,000 barrels of water per day to North Waha oil station for processing,” a statement said.  

The contract will include the electrification of six new wells, the installation of flow lines for six new wells, the rerouting of flow lines from three existing wells to a gathering station. A test separator, multiphase pump, fire fighting system, a 34.5Kv substation, control building, utilities, trunk line and interface to the North Waha oil station facilities.

The location of the facility is about 20 kilometres northwest of the North Waha oil station.

EPC contractors interested in being prequalified to bid for the project need to have experience on similar type and size projects and will have to be based in Libya.  

Front-end engineering and design (Feed) on the project is currently being conducted.

The Waha Oil Company is considered to be the second largest oil producer in Libya. It is owned and operated as a joint venture by the state-controlled Libyan National Oil Company (NOC), the US’ ConocoPhillips, Marathon Oil and Hess.

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