Hoang Long taps Honeywell for third offshore Vietnam production platform
Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions to provide project management and engineering for a third production platform offshore Vietnam.
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam –Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has contracted Honeywell Process Solutions to provide project management and engineering for a third production platform offshore Vietnam.
The new contract covers engineering management and integration with the two existing Te Giac Trang (TGT) platforms, the FPSO that processes the hydrocarbons produced by the platforms, and remote monitoring from the HLJOC office in Ho Chi Minh City.
Along with turnkey project management and engineering of the new platform’s topsides structures, HPS will install an integrated control and safety solution, including a new fire and gas system, to improve automation, increase cyber and physical security, and improve operator effectiveness.
HLJOC will operate the TGT-H5 wellhead platform located in theTGT field off the southern coast of Vietnam. TGT-H5 plans to begin production in 4Q 2015. Total production from the three platforms is expected to be about 50,000 b/d of crude oil.
HLJOC is a state-owned partnership between PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Corp., SOCO Vietnam Ltd., OPECO Vietnam Ltd., and PTT Exploration and Production Co. Ltd.