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Fri, 16/09/2016, 12:15 GMT+7
Vietsovpetro loads out topside of BK Thien Ung Platform of over 5,000 tons
At 5.30am of 12th September, at Vietsovpetro port, Vietsovpetro successfully loaded out the topside of BK Thien Ung Platform weighing over 5,000 tons to the launching barge by sliding method.

BK Thien UngPlatform BK is an OOG (out of gauge) project, with full weight of more than 15 thousand tons. It is manufactured to take gas from Thien Ung and Dai Hung Fields at Block 04-3. It is one of the associated projects in the master plan for development of gas resources in Nam Con Son Basin, on the southern continental shelf of Vietnam.

 

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The topside of BK Thien Ung Platform

 

Earlier, in June 2015, BK Thien Ung Platform jacket with the length of 130 meters and weight of 6,600 tons was successfully loaded out to the launching barge by sliding method and installed in Thien Ung Field.   

 

For BK Thien Ung Project, this is the first time Vietsovpetro acts as the general contractor in the gas production platform construction project in deep water at the largest scale, with the highest localization rate from design, procurement, manufacture, marking the rapid development and growth of Vietsovpetroin this field.

 

Total project investment is more than one billion USD. As it goes into operation, maximum capacity of BK Thien Ung Platform is over 3 million cubic meters of gas per day.

 

 

It is expected that the project will be completed and put into operation in November 2016; Thien Ung BK Platform will supply the first gas flow to the land; the work will reach highest capacity in 2019, and the peak production output will be about 700 million cubic meters of gas.

 

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BK Thien Ung Platform topside was successfully loaded out to launching barge by sliding method

 

The project is invested by PVN and OAO Zarubezhneft Joint Stock Company. Vietsovpetro is the operator and the general contractor of the project. Construction duration is more than 2 years.     

 

In the coming time, the operation of new gas field on the continental shelf of Vietnam will contribute to promoting the economic growth of Vietnam and strengthening relationship between Vietnam and Russia.