SNC-Lavalin awarded West Qurna phase 2 oilfield contract in Iraq
The oilfield has approximately 14 billion barrels of initial recoverable reserves.
SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a framework agreement for project support services with LUKOIL Mid-East for the West Qurna phase 2 oilfield in Iraq.
SNC-Lavalin’s involvement in the project will include engineering and design activities as well as project support services for the development of the Mishrif and Yamama formations of the West Qurna 2 oilfield. It will also provide training and continued professional development for Iraqi professionals. The project will be executed at the West Qurna phase 2 oilfield as well as from the UAE.
“We continue to build on our long-term relationship with LUKOIL and to help them realize their projects successfully. Once again, we look forward to demonstrating our expertise in the delivery of professional services and our enviable reputation that has been earned in the region for over 50 years,” said Christian Brown, President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin.
“We are well established in the Middle East and have worked closely with national and international oil companies and Iraq’s Ministry of Oil on projects across the value chain, ranging from professional services to engineering and delivery of some of the world’s most complex projects,” Brown added.
The West Qurna Phase 2 oilfield is located in southern Iraq, 65 kilometers northwest of Basra. It is split into three main phases, two phases for the Mishrif formation and one for the Yamama formation.
The required surface facilities for Yamama and Mishrif include well pads, oil gathering flowlines, headers and trunklines, a central processing facility and its associated utilities and offsites, oil/gas/liquid petroleum gas export pipelines, additional storage tanks at an existing facility, power plant, water intake and supply pipelines.The field's initial recoverable reserves are approximately 14 billion barrels.