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Sapura Energy to carry out FEED for Dorado wellhead platform

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Santos has awarded the FEED contract for the design, construction and installation of the Wellhead Platform (WHP) for the Dorado project, in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia, to Sapura Energy.

The WHP will be an unmanned installation, located in 90 m water over the Dorado oil and gas field, hosting the development wells and gas reinjection wells with minimal processing facilities, remotely operated from a FPSO facility approximately 2 km away.

Santos Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Gallagher said: “This contract for the wellhead platform is the project’s last significant commitment as we progress towards a project final investment decision around the middle of next year.

“The WHP is a critical component of the development requiring a company with Sapura’s deep construction and installation experience. The design allows for the integrated development of both the gas and liquids resource and retains sufficient flexibility to support future exploration success, with the Pavo and Apus prospects to be drilled early next year.

“Whilst operating unmanned, the WHP will have several innovative features including sophisticated reservoir performance monitoring functionality to facilitate optimal reservoir recovery.”


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