GE subsidiary wins project in Egypt’s Zohr Gas Field
Sunday 10/September/2017 - 10:09 PM
In a signing ceremony hosted by Egypt's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Eng. Tarek El-Molla،، Baker Hughes، a GE company announced a major subsea contract from Petrobel for phase two of the “supergiant” Zohr Gas Field situated in the Mediterranean Sea، off the Egyptian coast. The project underscores the company’s position as the world’s first and only integrated fullstream provider of cutting-edge subsea technology، products، services and digital solutions.
As a long-term partner to Egypt، BHGE will provide project management، engineering procurement، fabrication، construction، testing and transportation of a subsea production system، including seven manifolds، tie-in systems، long offset subsea and topside control systems، SemStar5 HIPPS (high integrity pressure protection) Systems، workover systems and tools، and will support the installation، commissioning and start-up operations.
El-Molla said: “Maximizing domestic energy resources and optimizing reliability of their supplies are core elements of Egypt’s vision. We are able to increase the value and efficiency of the sector by driving a sustainable and energy-efficient economy through the ministry’s Modernization Program in partnership with companies such as BHGE. The Zohr gas field is playing a major role in the development of Egypt’s domestic energy resources، revenue generation and economic growth.”