October 4, 2021 (MLN): Dubai, UAE – Avanceon FZE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Avanceon Limited established in the Middle East, has secured its first contract in the West African nation of Nigeria.
As per the contract, Avanceon will be responsible for reviving a key oil field for the West African Exploration and Production Company Limited (WAEP) with an industry-leading oil & gas solution.
The Kalaekule field produced crude oil between 1985 and 2002 and peaked at 22,000BOPD in 1999. WAEP, a subsidiary of the Dangote Industries Conglomerate, is planning to revive the dormant oil field by the end of 2021.
To accomplish this feat, WAEP has acquired the services of PE Energy Limited (PEEL), Avanceon’s strategic partner to offer high-end integrated Control and Automation solutions for industrial end-users/customers and execute Main Automation Contractor (MAC) level projects.
Avanceon, in partnership with PEEL, will be responsible for the installation, commissioning and testing of Well Head Control Panels (WHCP) for WAEP.
Avanceon and PEEL became strategic partners in September 2019 to provide high-end oil and gas solutions in Nigeria.
In December 2019, Avanceon pledged to support and technical expertise for the establishment of the PE Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Port Hartcourt
The total cost of the project is $1.1mn.
The scope of the work includes, WHCP Installation, Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning and Testing of the System, WHCP Integration with ESD/PSD System and Central Control System of the Platform, Functionality tests of each control and ESD instruments. Operability tests of the hydraulic pumps and nitrogen booster system.
As per the company’s notice, Avanecon will provide all services in accordance with the local regulatory and QHSE authorities’ requirements. For the execution of this project, Avanceon will be partnering with World Class OEMs.
HAZOP study will be carried out before the start of the project with failsafe plans to address any safety, quality, and environmental issues, the company added.
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