Technip wins Upper Zakum FEED

Offshore staff

PARIS -- ZADCO has awarded Technip an engineering services contract for the UZ 750 development project offshore Abu Dhabi.

The project is designed to increase oil production from the Upper Zakum field, 84 km (52 mi) offshore, to 750,000 b/d by 2015 and to sustain this level for at least 25 years.

The contract scope covers front-end engineering and design (FEED) for process units on four artificial islands, including gas separation, gas lift compression, booster gas compression, as well as power generation, utilities, interconnecting pipelines and modification of existing facilities; and procurement services for long-lead items.

Technip also performed conceptual engineering for the project. The FEED is being performed by Technip’s operating center in Abu Dhabi.

ZADCO is a joint venture company between ADNOC, ExxonMobil, and JODCO.


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