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Xodus Group awarded FEED contract for Midia Gas Development

17th November 2016

Black Sea Oil & Gas has announced it has awarded, together with its co-venture partners, the contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of its offshore and onshore facilities for the development of Ana and Doina Gas Discoveries on XV Midia Shallow Block, offshore Romania,

Wim van der Zande CEO of Xodus Group
Wim van der Zande CEO of Xodus Group

The successful contractor for the FEED contract is Xodus Group, an integrated services company, that spans numerous disciplines involved in delivering complex projects including subsurface, process and facilities, subsea and pipelines, flow assurance, wells, integrity, vibration, safety, risk, environment and commercial advice.

“With this award we take a major step forward in delivering this offshore gas development in Romania’s Black Sea with expectations that we will reach Final Investment Decision in 2017,” Mark Beacom, BSOG Chief Executive Officer, commented. “We look forward to once again working with Xodus Group.”

FEED is the project development phase in which plans for the Onshore and Offshore facilities are defined, engineered, designed and evaluated in more detail by a contracted engineering company.

Offshore and Onshore FEED services to be provided by Xodus include engineering and design for the Midia Gas Development which consists of:

Well-head Platform (Jacket) at Ana (water depth ~69,5m) receiving and supporting production from a subsea tie-back from Doina subsea well controlled through umbilical;

In-field pipeline from Doina subsea well to Ana Well-head Platform (~18km) and offshore export pipeline from Ana Well-head Platform to shore (~121km);

Onshore pipeline to Gas Treatment Plant (~5km) and also the Gas Treatment Plant (“GTP”) itself.

“The development of the XV Midia Shallow Block is of strategic importance to gas production in the region and we are pleased to be continuing to support BSOG on its plans to develop the Ana and Doina discoveries,” Wim van der Zande CEO of Xodus Group said. “Xodus Group continues to grow experience in the Black Sea and the new contract allows us to draw on our global expertise of delivering fully integrated engineering projects.”


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