Kikeh Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Murphy
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Location: Block K, Offshore Sabah
  • Production start: 2007
  • Partners: Petronas
  • Type: Kikeh Crude Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • Kikeh was the first deepwater development in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region
  • It is located in approximately 1350 meter water depth
  • The field consists of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, Kikeh FPSO, receiving production from both wet-tree subsea wells and dry-tree wells drilled from a spar dry tree unit.
  • The FSPO has the capacity to store up to two million barrels of crude oil, and will be able to process 120,000 barrels of oil per day, with an offloading rate of 37,500 barrels per hour

Contractors

  • Aker Kvaerner: Engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning assistance of the subsea production systems
  • Aker Solutions: Umbilicals
  • SapuraAcergy: Complete engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of a 138 kilometre 12-inch diameter export pipeline
  • MCS Kenny: technical specification and acted as technical representative and also provided engineering support for the riser and completion tubing system
  • Technip:
    • Design, supply and installation of flexible flowlines and risers, holdback anchors, the installation of control umbilicals and manifolds, tie-in of the subsea wellheads, hook-up of the risers to the Kikeh floating production and offloading system (FPSO) and the pre-commissioning of the system
    • Engineering, construction and installation of a Spar floating production platform complete with topsides facilities, hull, mooring system and riser/wellhead systems
  • MMHE: Construction of the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility
  • McDermott: EPCI, pre-commissioning & commissioning assistance for Flexible flowlines, umbilical & flying leads for the Subsea Expansion Project

History

  • 2002 - Field discovered by Murphy Oil
  • 2004 - Oil deposits discovered at lower depths
  • 2004 - Murphy Oil Announces Field Development Plan Approval
  • 2005 - Aker Kvaerner won contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning assistance of the subsea production systems
  • 2005 - Technip awarded contract for the engineering, construction and installation of a Spar floating production platform
  • 2007 - FSPO launched
  • 2007 - Brought first production on line
  • 2007 - SapuraAcergy joint venture awarded pipeline deepwater installation contract

Geology

Links

  1. Project Details from Wood Group
  2. Murphy Oil, Malaysia
  3. Aker Solutions Umbilical References
  4. McDermott Subsea References
  5. Aker Solutions wins subsea contract in Malaysia
  6. Aker Kvaerner Subsea contract in Malyasia
  7. SapuraAcergy joint venture awarded $175 million Kikeh pipeline deepwater installation contract in Asia
  8. Murphy Oil Announces Successful Results at the Kikeh #7 Well and the Discovery of Deeper Oil Reservoirs
  9. Technip awarded contract in Malaysia for the Kikeh field subsea development
  10. Murphy Oil Announces Field Development Plan Approval for Kikeh Area in Deepwater Malaysia
  11. Malaysia Names First Deepwater FPSO
  12. Technip awarded first spar platform in Malaysia for the Kikeh field

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